“We’ll see what happens. It could even be the 12th. We’re talking to them now.” After Singaporing one out for the Korea summit, Trump hints that the summit could be back on.

+ A lot of dial tones: The inside story of how Trump’s North Korea summit fell apart.

+ Andrea Mitchell on the China factor.

+ “The ‘bark orders, impose punishments, and bully friends and enemies into surrender to the mighty, imperial me’ approach to foreign policy is unlikely enough to work even when applied to relatively weak states like North Korea and Iran. When simultaneously applied to the entire planet, allies and adversaries alike, it produces only rapidly accelerating failure.” David Frum: Trump’s Reckoning Arrives.