Hillary Clinton Hosting a Summit to Discuss North Korea


Hillary Clinton will meet Monday with the foreign ministers of South Korea and Japan to discuss North Korea and the country’s recent provocations. Left off the guest list? China and Russia, even though they are members of the six-party talks on North Korea. (The U.S. has also been pressuring China to do more to exert its influence on North Korea.) A senior State Department official said the meeting is meant to bring together the three “cornerstones of security in the region,” you know, the inner clique, and “China should not view this as a snub.” But when you have to say it … [CNN]