Its conditional offer to get rid of its nuclear weapons is quite a reversal, suggesting sanctions are working. The Kim regime may realize it must rebuild trust with the US to avoid internal regime change.
Calls to curb misinformation and other abuses on the web – such as a recent plea from web founder Tim Berners-Lee – must rest on the assumption that users have the capacity to discern fact from falsehood. US security officials rely on that premise.
The Afghan president’s offer to engage in talks with the Taliban includes the possibility of the militants becoming a political party in elections. Such leniency implies the Taliban may be more sensitive to civilian opinion.