Christopher Hill, Assistant Secretary of
State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs
at New York Foreign Press Center Briefing
on the U.S. - DPRK Working Group Meetings.
U.S. State Dept. photo
Let us review our short-term media memories: remember last October, when Kim Jong-Il strutted himself onto the international playground by flashing a pair of underground nukes? Now, as in the Cuban Missile Crisis, the communists fortunately retract their nuclear programs, in exchange for an astronomical amount of supplies.