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Alan Woods discusses the North Korean peace talks, which US President Donald Trump has been quick to claim credit for.
Alan Woods discusses the North Korean peace talks, which US President Donald Trump has been quick to claim credit for.

Alan Woods - editor of In Defence of Marxism - discusses the North Korean peace talks, which US President Donald Trump has been quick to claim credit for.

A year ago, the media was alight with hysterical warnings about the imminent threat of a Third World War, involving mutually assured nuclear destruction.

Now, suddenly, it seems as though an unfathomable peace is on the cards, with North Korea's young leader, Kim Jong-Un, going on a charm offensive with his South Korean counterparts.

What lies behind this volte-face from the 'Little Rocket Man' in Pyongyang? What concessions does clever Kim expect in return? And was there ever really a danger of a nuclear world war?

Oh! What a Lovely Peace

A year ago, the media was alight with hysterical warnings about the imminent threat of a Third World War, involving mutually assured nuclear destruction.

Now, suddenly, it seems as though an unfathomable peace is on the cards, with North Korea's young leader, Kim Jong-Un, going on a charm offensive with his South Korean counterparts.

What lies behind this volte-face from the 'Little Rocket Man' in Pyongyang? What concessions does clever Kim expect in return? And was there ever really a danger of a nuclear world war?

Oh! What a Lovely Peace
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