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Kim Jong Un has to be made to realize he cannot wait out Trump

Sanctions must be more strictly enforced and maintained through US election cycle

U.S. President Donald Trump did not realize that Kim Jong Un had no intention of giving up his nuclear arsenal last month in Hanoi.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Diplomacy toward denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula has clicked into deadlock again.

According to press reports, Choe Son Hui, North Korea's vice foreign minister, on Friday suggested Pyongyang could stop talking and resume missile testing. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will shortly announce a decision on the matter, she was quoted as saying.

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