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North Korea Nuclear Talks

North Korea Nuclear Talks

How to Save Diplomacy With North Korea

Trans-Pacific View | Opinion If the United States hopes to get anywhere with North Korea, it needs to stop following the old playbook and move denuclearization to the side. Credit: Official White House Photo by Shealah CraigheadIt is difficult to review the last two years of U.S.-North Korea diplomacy and not feel a sense…
bubmag
June 16, 2020
North Korea Nuclear Talks

North Korea Issues Veiled Threat on US Election

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - North Korea is urging the United States to “keep its mouth shut” about worsening inter-Korean relations, saying such silence will be beneficial if the U.S. wants to hold a successful presidential election in November.   The statement published Thursday in the state-run Korean Central News Agency was…
bubmag
June 11, 2020
North Korea Nuclear Talks

Why Trump and Kim Are Stuck in a Waiting Game

With the U.S. being the most hard-hit country by the coronavirus, and North Korea’s claims about zero infections difficult to believe, time might be up for Trump’s “special personal relation” with Kim Jong-un to bear any tangible fruits ahead of the presidential elections. At present, prospects of jumpstarting the negotiation…
bubmag
May 27, 2020
North Korea Nuclear Talks

Kim Jong Un Reappears After Another 3-Week Absence

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has reappeared in public following his second consecutive three-week absence amid rumors about his health. State media on Sunday said Kim presided over a meeting that discussed, among other things, expanding the country’s “nuclear war deterrence.” Pictures showed Kim signing…
bubmag
May 24, 2020
North Korea Nuclear Talks

Trump to Kim Jong Un: We Can Help With Coronavirus

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - President Donald Trump has sent a personal letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, offering U.S. help amid the coronavirus pandemic, the first known contact between the two leaders in months. The letter shows the continued “special and firm” relationship between Kim and Trump, according…
bubmag
March 22, 2020