I completely agree with the conclusions to James Robbin's article about North Korea. Two key quotes:
"Haven't we been here before?"
Yes. Let's not do another "Clinton" and get sucked into KJI's manipulations.
With democracy on the march around the world, this is not the time to get to "yes" with one of the most repressive totalitarian regimes on earth."
Exactly. Now is the time for getting to "NO".