No question now Hanoi summit outcome was 'bad news' for Kim Jong-un - Washington Times

Sunday, March 10, 2019

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President Trump and Kim Jong-un’s failure to reach an agreement in their second summit was “really bad news” for the North Korean leader, according to a former top State Department official who had a instrumental role in opening the current nuclear diplomacy with Pyongyang. Mr. Trump’s decision...

The art of no deal: how Trump and Kim misread each other - The Guardian

Thursday, February 28, 2019

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As with many disastrous second dates, the collapse of Donald Trump’s summit with Kim Jong-un was made inevitable by the misreading of each other’s intentions at their first encounter. Since their initial meeting in Singapore last June, the US president had become fixated on what he saw as a close personal bond with...

US wants to restart nuclear talks with Pyongyang after North-South summit - Guardian

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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The US has said it is ready to “immediately” restart stalled negotiations with North Korea about nuclear disarmament in light of agreements reached at a summit of the two Koreas in Pyongyang. At that meeting, the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, promised to dismantle a missile engine test site and launchpad, and made a conditional offer to shut down his country’s main nuclear complex at Yongbyon. The secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, said on Wednesday he had invited his North Korean counterpart, Ri Yong-ho, to meet in New York next week where both...

Pompeo faces Pyongyang test on denuclearization - Nikkei Asian Review

Thursday, July 5, 2018

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set to make his third visit to Pyongyang, facing the tough mission of making tangible progress in the wake of the symbolic agreement signed by President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore last month.

U.S. troops not leaving soon, says Joseph Yun - JoongAng Daily

Friday, June 29, 2018

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American troops are not likely to be withdrawn from the Korean Peninsula in the near future, said Joseph Yun, former U.S. special representative for North Korea policy, but could be at some point when all outstanding issues are “resolved.”

China Pushes for ‘Guarantor’ Role in North Korea Talks - Breitbart

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

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China is looking to assert a more prominent role as “guarantor” of anticipated “symbolic deals” after negotiations between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un began in Singapore on Tuesday, the South China Morning Post (SCMP) reports.

Trump warned not to bring up cyber at Korea summit - Fifth Domain

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

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With a budding arsenal of cyberweapons and a growing number of digital warriors, North Korea can allegedly shutdown websites. Alter bank records thousands of miles away. Cancel the release of a Hollywood movie.