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An expert on foreign relations, Kuni Miyake knows full well that John Bolton’s ultimatum of “no concessions without denuclearization” made peace talks in Hanoi totally impossible (“Is John Bolton our last hope?” in the July 9 edition).

As an article in the March 31 edition explained (“Trump asked Kim to give U.S. nukes”), North Korea was supposed to fully dismantle, besides their nuclear weapons, their “chemical and biological warfare” programs as well as their “ballistic missiles, launchers, and associated facilities;” halt “all related activities;” and find new jobs for their nuclear scientists.

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