Wednesday, June 6, 2018
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.
With the US President Donald Trump abruptly calling off the much-anticipated summit with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un, speculation is rampant over why Trump made such a decision and whether there is any chance for the summit to be rescheduled.
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.
North Korea's dismantlement of its nuclear site in Punggye-ri is symbolic but ultimately does not guarantee the regime will end nuclear testing or comply with U.S. calls for denuclearization, analysts say.
The Trump administration’s guiding philosophy for negotiating with North Korea is to “not repeat the mistakes of past administrations.” With the summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un now set for June 12 in Singapore, it is important to identify these past mistakes and how to avoid them.
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.
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.
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...
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made history Friday when he and South Korean President Moon Jae-in stepped across the border separating the two countries for the first time.
Nothing will be left to chance when Kim Jong Un on Friday becomes the first North Korean leader to cross the military demarcation line that has divided this peninsula since the Korean War ended in 1953.