HAS NORTH KOREA ALREADY READ TRUMP’S ART OF THE DEAL?: It’s awkward, but Dennis Rodman may be up for the 2017 MVD award: Most Valuable Diplomat. OK, the award doesn’t exist. But dig: A North Korean taekwondo team has arrived in South Korea and will compete in the World Taekwondo Federation world championships this weekend. This is a very interesting diplomatic signal by the paranoids in Pyongyang. In the Koreas taekwondo is taken very seriously. It could be Kim Jong Un expects his team to win and he will tout team success as a major political triumph, etcetera. But South Korea is paying for the North Korean team’s expenses. The Trump Administration seeks de-nuclearization on the peninsula, not regime change. So stay tuned. Tuned to Instapundit.