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Is a third summit between President Trump and North Korea’s Chairman Kim in the works?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 6:00pm 4/14/2019 at 6:00pm
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Given all the focus on President Donald Trump’s brilliant tweets about sending illegal immigrants directly to sanctuary states and cities, it may have been easy to miss an intriguing update to another long-term project POTUS has been working on: Denuclearizing North Korea.

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FBI now possesses data stolen by anti-regime group from North Korean embassy

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 2:00pm 3/30/2019 at 2:00pm
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The last time we checked on North Korea, all the participating parties in the Hanoi Summit were regrouping after the sudden collapse of the high-level meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Chairman Kim Jong Un.

Now it is being reported that after a North...

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South Korea’s Moon Jae-in will work toward completing U.S.-NoKo deal

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 4:00pm 3/2/2019 at 4:00pm
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We have been chronicling how South Korea has been teaming up with North Korea on a number if different projects in an apparent effort geared toward eventually opening up the rogue nation in a way that will not be a severe economic strain on its southern neighbor.

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What’s Next After the North Korea Nuclear Summit Breakdown?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 1, 2019 at 7:00am 3/1/2019 at 7:00am
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Now that the Hanoi nuclear summit talks have ended in failure, the two crucial questions are (1) whether there will be a major escalation of tensions and (2) whether the North Koreans have made a fundamental decision to keep their nuclear program, despite the pressures.

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Trump and Kim Jong Un Hanoi Summit Collapses: ‘No Agreement Reached at This Time’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 11:00am 2/28/2019 at 11:00am
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Given the Democratic-staged drama of the Cohen hearings, one would be forgiven for not recognizing another historic summit occurred yesterday between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Dictator Kim Jong Un.

Perhaps the American press will turn its attention to Hanoi today, as President Donald Trump cut short the summit with North...

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Ahead of Summit #2, North Korea says it wants to transform peninsula into “Peace Zone”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 12:00pm 1/20/2019 at 12:00pm
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As a follow-up to the historic Singapore Summit, we noted that President Donald Trump plans to hold a second summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in February.

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Trump Will Hold Second Summit With Kim Jong Un in February

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 18, 2019 at 2:51pm 1/18/2019 at 2:51pm
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President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in February. From Politico:

The announcement came minutes after Trump met with a top North Korean official in the Oval Office for over an hour. The North Korean official was reported to be carrying a letter for...

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During visit to China, Kim Jong-un commits to denuclearization & second U.S summit

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 2:00pm 1/12/2019 at 2:00pm

Chinese officials are currently planning to send their top trade negotiator to Washington, D.C., next month for trade talks designed to end the tariff battle between the two nations.

Ahead of the meetings, the Chinese are appearing to leverage their influence with North Korea to optimum benefit. North Korea’s Chairman Kim Jong-un...

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Will 2019 be the year of peace and progress in North Korea?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 3, 2019 at 5:00pm 1/3/2019 at 5:00pm

Last New Year’s, I made the following prediction:
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Judge orders North Korea to pay $501 million to Otto Warmbier’s parents

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at 9:00am 12/26/2018 at 9:00am
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We recently reported that the parents of Otto Warmbier, the college student who died after a year of North Korean imprisonment and torture over a stolen propaganda poster, were seeking more than $1 billion in damages from the rogue nation.

A judge has now ruled that the Warmbiers are to receive about...

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Otto Warmbier’s family seeks over $1 billion from North Korea

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 2:00pm 12/22/2018 at 2:00pm
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The parents of Otto Warmbier, the college student who died after a year of North Korean imprisonment and torture over a stolen propaganda poster, are seeking more than $1 billion in damages from the rogue nation.
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North Korea warns it will resurrect nuclear program if U.S. doesn’t lift sanctions

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 3:30pm 11/4/2018 at 3:30pm
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What is the status of the Singapore Summit agreement five months after the historic deal was signed by President Donald Trump and North Korean Chairman Kim Jong Un?

The American press is highlighting a set-back on the path to peace.  North Korean officials are warning that the nation will begin strengthening its nuclear...

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US planning to hold second summit with North Korea “as soon as possible”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 4:00pm 10/9/2018 at 4:00pm
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When reporting on the landmines removal from the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas, I noted Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was on his way for a meeting with North Korean Chairman Kim Jong Un to discuss denuclearization of the peninsula.

It appears the meeting was a success.

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North Korea, South Korea begin removing thousands of landmines along DMZ

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 2:00pm 10/7/2018 at 2:00pm
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While the American press has been singularly focused on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s youth and the specialty cocktails he enjoyed while boofing, there have been intriguing news developments elsewhere.

For example, it seems the Korean peninsula peace process is continuing apace, after its start with the Singapore Summit between President Donald Trump and...

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Trump completes first trade deal with new agreement with South Korea

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 2:00pm 9/29/2018 at 2:00pm
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Fresh off his visit to North Korea and ahead of the United Nations General Assembly meeting, South Korean President Moon Jae-in signed a free-trade agreement with the United States, marking the first time the President Donald Trump has finalized a major trade deal since entering office.

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South Korean Official: “Leaders will discuss specific denuke measures in Pyongyang”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 12:00pm 9/15/2018 at 12:00pm
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Next week, South Korean President Moon Jae-in is expected to head to Pyongyang for the first time with the goal of accelerating international efforts to denuclearize North Korea.

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North Korea Media: Kim Jong Un vows nuclear-free Korea

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 11:00am 9/6/2018 at 11:00am

This week’s developments on the Korean Peninsula following June’s Singapore Summit have been fascinating.

First, North Korean media is now reporting that Chairman Kim Jong Un reaffirmed his commitment to a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula.

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