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U.S. Army/Visual Information Specialist Pierre-Etienne Courtejoie

The concept of “coffee meetings” and the phrase “informational meeting” was foreign when I was in the Army. My unit’s “open door policy,” designed to encourage young soldiers to seek mentorship or report issues not addressed by line supervisors, in reality equated to avoiding senior leaders at all costs. It was just unthinkable for me, in the Army, to ask someone to meet with me so I could learn about his or her career. For one thing, no one had the time for that, and two, it just wasn’t done.

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There's still no confirmed date, meeting site or even a U.S. ambassador in South Korea to run interference.

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Kyodo/Associated Press

After months of trading insults and talks of war plans, President Donald Trump has decided to meet with North Korea dictator Kim Jong Un.

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