Off to see the wizards, er… viziers
“I hope everyone will engage in a serious way.”
“…they ought to leave the foreign policy to us”
“I think they’re getting desperate.”
“It’s good to know that important allies like the U.S. are also evaluating the option.”
Plus: Bonus dunk on Hillary.
“Err on the side of caution — the risks are simply not going to be worth the benefits.”
“An isolated incident.”
Follow the rules
“We want to make sure every country is wide-eyed and awake with regard to the policy threats posed by China.”
Bolton: Don’t look at me!
“All options on the table.”
Also: Senate run “ruled out.”
NATO to Russia: You’ve got six months. Use them wisely.
Second summit or something more substantial?
He’s not taking the hint
Winter, er, Sanctions are Coming.
Fall guy selected?
Rubio: Forget the arms deal.
“I am immediately sending our Secretary of State to meet with King!”
Ready for inspectors?
Kim still not ready to give before he gets
“… to happen at the earliest convenience in order to speed up the denuclearization process.”
Politically dicey, but with a purpose
War is peace, apparently.
“A PR stunt,” says … the Washington Post?
North Korea: Stop being so impatient!
A “passive reaction”?
“Americans are meeting with our former members in the UAE and Kabul.”
“… dangerous phase that might rattle our willingness for denuclearization that had been firm.”
“President Trump has been incredibly clear about the sequencing.”
It’s worth a shot.
“Solid response to my letter, thank you!”
“We had received no response to our inquiries.”
“A bad deal is not an option.”
“Dialogue and saber-rattling can never go together.”
Or a 12-step program to normality.
Trump is off his Twitter game. The vote finished about five minutes ago as I write this and he still …
Challengers, early and often
Salena Zito and Marc Hart at 6 pm ET!