President Trump ‘Excited’ To Be In Singapore As White House Releases Agenda For ‘Historic’ Summit

A one-on-one meeting, and expanded meeting, and here’s what else is going on to achieve world peace after only one day’s worth of meetings…

President Trump is excited:

 

Details are lacking, but we did get this release today from The White House (whitehouse.gov):

Statement Regarding the Summit Between the United States and North Korea

The discussions between the United States and North Korea are ongoing and have moved more quickly than expected.

President Donald J. Trump will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un tomorrow morning at 9:00 a.m.  Following the initial greeting, President Trump and Chairman Kim will participate in a one-on-one meeting, with translators only, an expanded bilateral meeting, and a working lunch.

The United States delegation at tomorrow’s expanded bilateral meeting will include Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Chief of Staff John Kelly, and National Security Advisor John Bolton.  Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, Ambassador Sung Kim, and National Security Council Senior Director for Asia Matt Pottinger will join for the working lunch.

At the conclusion of the summit, President Trump will participate in a media availability before departing tomorrow at approximately 8 p.m. for the United States.

The Washington Post presents the summit as if it were a WWE Title Bout of “Dotard” vs “Little Rocket Man”:

The ‘dotard’ meets ‘Little Rocket Man’: Trump and Kim are adversaries with many similarities

 One is a septuagenarian American president, the other a millennial North Korean dictator. But each has nuclear weapons and mixes taunts and tributes to keep the other off balance. Thin-skinned alphas, both men are wedded to a go-it-alone leadership style, have a penchant for bombast and are determined to project dominance when they finally meet.

As President Trump prepares for his summit here Tuesday with Kim Jong Un, he sees some of himself in the authoritarian North Korean: an un­or­tho­dox and sometimes feared figure who distrusts the established world order and has a thirst to make history.

Publicly, Trump has labeled Kim “Little Rocket Man” and in private with aides has called him “a crazy guy.” Kim, in turn, has called Trump a “mentally deranged U.S. dotard,” a word suggesting senility.

Yet advisers say Trump considers Kim a rational actor, and the president has flattered the North Korean leader recently with gratuitous praise. Trump is confident that he can negotiate the terms of a deal such that each man can walk away, despite his maximalist demands, with what he wants: for Trump, a promise of peace and denuclearization; for Kim, global legitimacy and prosperity.

Here’s a question: How can a lasting ‘peace’ deal be hammered away in one single day?

We’re talking about Thermo-nuclear Armageddon being averted, and it can be agreed to in less than 12 hours?

Yet something seemingly a million times less complex, like say, oh, U.S. farmers shipping U.S. grown soybeans to China hangs in the balance for for months?

We’ll be on the look out for those John Bolton in spitting distance pics.

And remember, trouble in the Koreas began in the 1950s with war and a U.S. stake in South Korea for nearly seventy years.

But it will all be resolved in one day?

We’ll see.

Stack accordingly…

– Half Dollar


 

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