It took more than six years for Chinese president Xi Jinping to meet North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong-un after the latter succeeded his father.
- Doug Bandow
- The National Interest
During the same period, Xi met with South Korean president Park Geun-hye a half dozen times, even giving her a spot of honor during the 2015 parade celebrating the conclusion of World War II.
Although officials on both sides of the Yalu routinely said the bilateral relationship was as close as lips and…