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John Martinek editorial cartoon north korea
Diplomacy without Diplomats
Pen and Ink on Paper
14" x 14"
May 2018

When you negotiate without skilled and experienced diplomats, people that have a deep knowledge of the issues and history, you are in danger of misreading the situation or of getting "played". Like going to court without an experienced lawyer…you risk making fundamental mistakes that doom what you are trying to achieve and create unintended consequences that make things worse.