I was one of a handful of former officials to meet with them when they were just developing their current strategy. Those talks offer the best information we have about how to achieve denuclearization.
The games give Trump a chance to affirm inter-Korean diplomacy while laying the groundwork for talks with the Kim regime.
There’s a chance for engagement as well as pressure.
Can secret contacts between Pyongyang and Washington help chart a path out of the crisis?
He has leverage, if he knows how to use it.
One of the biggest problems facing the president-elect might also be his biggest opportunity.