Would the Red Queen believe in the Trump-Kim summit?

There’s a famous line in the children’s story Alice about believing six impossible things for breakfast.

Believing that the meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un will happen in Singapore next month is a bit like believing in a fairy tale.

Diplomats in Japan support the idea of talks but feel the summit has been poorly managed and prepared.

And we still don’t know for sure if it will even go ahead.

You can read my conversations with senior diplomats from South Korea and Japan in this week’s Japan Story blog.


Japan Story’s blog is written by former BBC Tokyo Correspondent Duncan Bartlett. Each week he analyses how Japan’s story is being told to the world through the international media.