Trump-Kim summit may still happen, but doubts remain about denuclearization - Sinclair

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

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Less than a week after President Donald Trump very publicly cancelled his planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, all signs indicate a meeting will happen soon, but experts remain skeptical that it will result in the complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula sought by the U.S.

Report: Ex-North Korean diplomat resigns from South Korean think tank - UPI

Thursday, May 24, 2018

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A high-profile defector who recently published a book on the North Korean regime has resigned from his position at South Korea's Institute for National Security Strategy. Thae Yong-ho, who fled Pyongyang's embassy in London with his family in 2016, is departing the state-run think tank following accusations from the North he was hampering diplomatic engagement on the peninsula.

Trump Administration Moves Forward With Historic Summit Despite Doubt From North Korea - NPR

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

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The Trump administration says it is moving ahead with plans for the president to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore next month. North Korea has cast doubts on the summit happening, complaining about some of the things President Trump's aides are saying and complaining about U.S.-South Korean joint military exercises. NPR's Michele Kelemen has the latest.

Trump-Kim meeting expected to deliver initial results - Yonhap

Thursday, May 10, 2018

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U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement Thursday of a date and location for his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un renewed cautious optimism for a deal to dismantle the North's nuclear weapons program.

North Korea's Pledges Are Easier Said Than Done - NPR

Saturday, April 28, 2018

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A historic handshake between the leaders of North and South Korea this week. Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in also smiled, hugged, strolled, shoveled a little dirt for a tree-planting ceremony in the DMZ that separates their countries. But will that symbolic tree come to signify a permanent agreement? The two leaders did...