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Why is Japan seeking a summit with nuclear-armed North Korea?

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By Sakura Murakami

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With record low approval ratings, Kishida is like a gambler who already has lost too much. He’s hoping to win big and take it all back by holding a summit meeting with Kim and buying back a couple of abductees with a promise of massive economic aid to the dictator.

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BertieWoosterApr. 13 07:43 pm JST

Why is Japan seeking a summit with nuclear-armed North Korea?

Because Japan's American handlers told them to.

Well that is an interesting theory. What, prey tell, is the message?

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North Korea has so far been non-committal on Kishida's repeated calls for a summit.

Hardly.

Both sides have their preconditions which they won’t back down from…

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The photo of so called soldiers definitely don't look like warriors to me !

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the purpose of the visit is completely different. and they won’t tell us about it. Kisida needs to stop by the seven-eleven store and buy a beskit cake in order to drink tea

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Simple, it's the logic and smart thing to do.

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A failure to provide any tangible wins from engaging with a nuclear-armed state that has continued to launch missiles into waters surrounding Japan could hurt Kishida's already low domestic approval ratings.

Got that right !

Zero tangible wins

I think the Japanese public want defense of Japan but don't want to run around the world with the US military trying to be world police

Kishida is circling the drain

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Why is Japan seeking a summit with nuclear-armed North Korea?

Because Japan's American handlers told them to.

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