Talks Falter As Trump Refuses North Korea’s Call for Sanctions Relief

Even armchair observers probably understood long before the Hanoi summit had even been scheduled that the gulf between the American and North Korean positions on denuclearization was probably too wide to overcome (after nearly a year of talks, the two sides are no closer to a deal). Yet, President Trump had apparently hoped that the […]

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Even armchair observers probably understood long before the Hanoi summit had even been scheduled that the gulf between the American and North Korean positions on denuclearization was probably too wide to overcome (after nearly a year of talks, the two sides are no closer to a deal). Yet, President Trump had apparently hoped that the pomp and

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North and South Korea Vow to “Eliminate All the Danger of War”

The Koreas agreed to withdraw 11 guard posts from the Demilitarized Zone, by December, and to establish a no-fly zone above the military demarcation line.

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On Wednesday, North Korea’s supreme leader Kim Jong-un has pledged to dismantle the country’s main nuclear complex at Nyongbyon, if the United States undertake similar act, to “eliminate all the danger of war.” “We have agreed to make the Korean Peninsula a land of peace that is free from nuclear weapons and nuclear threat,” Kim declared,

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As Trump and Xi Wage Trade Roar, Kim Sees Both Sides of His Bread Buttered

Donald Trump has backed himself into a corner with his tariff-imposed trade war with China, undercutting the most important lynchpin of peace with North Korea.

Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, hosts North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Dalian, China in this undated photo released on May, 9 2018 by KCNA.

BEIJING – Tremendous; great, incredible and tremendous; very historic, and very, very comprehensive. Such were the terms U.S. President Donald Trump used to praise last Tuesday’s summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, and he was far from alone in welcoming what appeared to be a major breakthrough in burying the memory of nuclear crisis on the

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Peace is Bad for Business: Stocks Plummet After Trump-Kim Summit

Last year, investors were drooling over the prospect of all-out war with North Korea, but Tuesday’s summit has them worried.

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American defense contractors were practically drooling over the prospect of all-out war with North Korea as President Donald Trump was recklessly flinging "fire and fury" last year, but Tuesday's summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un appears to have dampened war profiteers' dreams of yet another catastrophic U.S.-led military

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Trump Suspends War Games, North Korea Agrees to Denuclearization, China Emerges Victorious

“President Trump committed to provide security guarantees to [North Korea], and Chairman Kim Jong Un reaffirmed his firm and unwavering commitment to the complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula.”

U.S. President Donald Trump looks at North Korea leader Kim Jong Un after their document singing at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Singapore. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

While Trump was quick to take a victory lap after signing a non-binding letter (of intent) with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un to implement the denuclearization of North Korea, several questions have emerged among which: the lack of deal enforcement the lack of verifiability of N.Korea's denuclearization efforts as part of the "Complete,

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The Trump Kim Meeting Shows Value of Policy Over Politics

Many Democrats cheered President Obama’s efforts to reach a deal with Iran are now condemning Trump for opening the door to diplomacy with North Korea. Did they genuinely support President Obama’s diplomatic efforts with Iran, or did they just prefer the person who happened to occupy the Oval Office at the time?

A man watches a TV screen showing file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump, right, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, June 11, 2018. Ahn Young-joon | AP

When President Reagan met with Mikhail Gorbachev in Reykjavik, Iceland, on October 11, 1987, it helped put into motion events that would dramatically change the global system. A line of communication was fully opened with an enemy of decades and substantive issues were on the table. Though the summit was initially reported as a failure, with the

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