M. Joseph H. Chung est codirecteur de l’Observatoire de l’Asie de l’Est (OAE) et professeur au département des sciences économiques à l’UQAM.
The world had been watching for eight months, since the Singapore Summit of June 2018, official or non-official Washington-Pyongyang peace dialogues. As the countdown of the Hanoi Summit began, the world thought that it had the right to hope for some encouraging outcomes. But the world could not digest what happened. The world hoped that the dim light for peace would shine brightly, but it failed to shine. The Summit collapsed. Why?