South Korea Finds Itself in a Familiar Spot
May 22, 2018 | 17:26 GMT
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- South Korea finds itself once again mediating between the U.S. and North Korea to keep the diplomatic momentum going, just weeks before a planned U.S.-North Korea summit.
- Despite hard-line U.S. and North Korean rhetoric, there are still signs the two sides want to hold their summit — and may compromise.
- However, even if the summit fizzles, the United States cannot easily swing back to the maximum pressure tactics of 2017.