WASHINGTON — The United States is initiating a closed-door negotiation that could open up new areas to whale hunting for the first time in decades, part of an attempt to end a long-standing impasse over whaling limits with Japan, the world's most avid whaling nation
Often organizations and entities hold private talks. What are some of the political motivations for not holding a talk public? What can be gained by the various parties, and why is this often a thing? .