Global Ethics Weekly: The Singapore Summit & the Specter of Trump

Jun 15, 2018

In the wake of the countless Western media takes on Trump-Kim, Senior Fellow Devin Stewart defends the Singapore summit and the president's negotiating style and U.S. Air Force veteran Phil Caruso gives an inside perspective of what a freeze of military drills means. Did Trump give up too much? What are the next steps? And most importantly, are South Korea and Japan safer today than they were one week, six months, or a year ago?

In the wake of the countless Western media takes on Trump-Kim, Senior Fellow Devin Stewart defends the Singapore summit and the president's negotiating style and U.S. Air Force veteran Phil Caruso gives an inside perspective of what a freeze of military drills means. Did Trump give up too much? What are the next steps? And most importantly, are South Korea and Japan safer today than they were one week, six months, or a year ago?

For more on the Singapore summit, check out Stewart's latest article. For more from Philip Caruso, don't miss his Living Legacy of the First World War podcast on airpower during the First World War.

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DPRK–USA Singapore Summit,  June 12, 2018. CREDIT: <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Trump_and_Kim_shaking_hands_in_the_summit_room.jpg">Dan Scavino Jr.</a> via Wikipedia, Public Domain

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