Following a bilateral announcement of a U.S. food-for-North Korean nuclear/missile moratorium agreement, North Korea is demanding an end to the U.S.-South Korean military exercises currently underway. Click here for the story.
Pyongyang has a point. The Kimist regime is monstrous. But what value is there, really, to the military exercises? The drills seem needlessly provocative (and wasteful) when a diplomatic breakthrough appears to be at hand.