North Korea Fires an Unidentified Short-Range Missile

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff says North Korea has fired an unidentified short-range missile from its eastern coast. The firing Saturday comes amid a diplomatic breakdown that has followed the failed summit earlier this year between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over the […]

North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un Departs Vietnam After Summit Breakdown

(DONG DANG, Vietnam) — Smiling and holding up his clasped hands in a victorious pose, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday boarded his private train at the Vietnam-China border for a 60-plus-hour ride home, ending a trip to Vietnam that saw a summit breakdown with President Donald Trump. He spent his last day […]

America Had Warmed To Trump’s North Korea Strategy Before The Vietnam Summit

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. Poll(s) of the week President Trump’s summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ended on Thursday without a deal that would lead to the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula. Trump has repeatedly touted his ability to work with North Korea, so this outcome is far from ideal […]

How to Tell If Trump’s Second Summit With Kim Jong Un Is a Success

After their first meeting a year ago, President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un issued a 400-word statement long on goodwill and short on detail. Trump will need more than that this time to credibly claim a success. At the two-day summit in Hanoi, experts are looking for specific commitments from North […]

How President Trump And Kim Jong Un Went From ‘Fury’ To ‘Love’

Eighteen short months ago, the most memorable phrase associated with the relationship between the United States and North Korea was “fire and fury.” Today, it’s “love.” President Trump and Kim Jong Un, the North Korean leader, are scheduled to hold a second summit meeting this week in Hanoi, Vietnam. After the two met last summer, […]

President Trump Says Relations With North Korea ‘Are Going Very Well’

(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Saturday that “things are going very well with North Korea” and he plan a second summit with leader Kim Jong Un to try to broker a deal that would entice the North to give up its nuclear weapons. “We’ve agreed to meet sometime probably the end of February. We’ve […]