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How the Trump-Kim Summit Failed: Big Threats, Big Egos, Bad Bets

HANOI, Vietnam — As President Trump settled into the dining room of a French-colonial hotel in Hanoi on Thursday morning, the conversation with Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader with whom he had struck up the oddest of friendships, [...]

News Analysis: Trump-Kim Summit’s Collapse Exposes the Risks of One-to-One Diplomacy

HANOI, Vietnam — Over the past quarter-century, three American presidents have tried cajoling, threatening and sabotaging North Korea in its efforts to build a nuclear arsenal. Eventually each turned to negotiations, convinced that [...]

Live Briefing: Trump-Kim Summit Updates: ‘Sometimes You Have to Walk,’ Trump Says as Talks Collapse

• President Trump and Kim Jong-un, the leader of North Korea, failed to reach a deal on denuclearization during their second summit meeting in eight months. “Sometimes you have to walk,” Mr. Trump said after the talks broke down. • [...]

Live Briefing: Trump-Kim Summit: Trump Downplays Expectations of Nuclear Deal

• President Trump and Kim Jong-un, the leader of North Korea, have sat down for a one-on-one meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam, beginning their second day of talks. Early on, Mr. Trump set out to limit expectations. • The official schedule [...]

Live Briefing: Trump-Kim Summit: In Vietnam, 2 Leaders Meet for Dinner

• President Trump shook hands with Kim Jong-un on Wednesday night in Hanoi, Vietnam, beginning their second summit meeting in eight months. The two leaders then sat down to a formal dinner with top aides. • Amid meetings with Vietnamese [...]

Wariness and hope in S. Korea over second Trump-Kim summit

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – South Koreans, always deeply divided over how best to deal with their often belligerent northern neighbor, are reacting with both hope and wariness to U.S. President Donald Trump’s announcement that he will [...]

U.S. Envoy Arrives in North Korea to Prepare for 2nd Trump-Kim Summit

Analysts have long warned that Mr. Kim could try to give up just enough of his nuclear weapons program to create the illusion of progress, allowing Mr. Trump to claim victory while leaving unchanged the North’s long-term goal of being [...]

As Next Trump-Kim Summit Nears, Japan Worries U.S. Will Leave It in the Dark

DAVOS, Switzerland — A month before President Trump is scheduled to meet for a second time with Kim Jong-un of North Korea, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan appealed to Mr. Trump to keep him in the loop as he seeks a disarmament deal [...]

Why Vietnam Appeals as Possible Host for Trump-Kim Summit

HONG KONG — With President Trump planning to meet North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, next month, Vietnam appears to be the leading contender as host for the event. The meeting would be a reprise of the leaders’ landmark summit [...]

Trump-Kim Summit Creates New Anxieties for Asian Allies

[unable to retrieve full-text content] President Trump’s concessions to North Korea exacerbated fears about America’s commitment and the reliability of its security guarantees. Source: NYT > World