Eric Black According to me, talking is generally better than fighting, especially if the talking might make the fighting unnecessary.Perhaps there are exceptions. The Munich accords between England, France and Hitler in 1938, were supposed to avoid war with Germany. It didn’t work and, in retrospect, only allowed Hitler to get stronger in time for the war that started the following year anyway. It’s the classic case where less talk, more action would probably have led to a better result.When the person talking for the United States is the current incumbent president, and the person he is talking to is the strange North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, perhaps the general talking-is-better rule needs to be invoked cautiously and with eyes...
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North Korea: Let’s take a break from making threats and see if a deal can be made