From Vox, how South Korea’s president pulled the US and North Korea back from the brink of war; and conservatives hated it when Obama said he’d meet with North Korea — guess what they say now. What to consider before celebrating Trump’s meeting with North Korea. Three key questions about Donald Trump’s summit with Kim Jong Un. The 3 big obstacles to success if Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un meet. North Korea won’t give up its nuclear weapons — the U.S. has three good reasons to talk anyway. A meeting between Trump and Kim Jong-un could be a major opportunity — if Trump actually prepares for it.

North Korea is the ultimate test of Trump’s dealmaking. What deals has Trump actually gotten done as president? The case for pessimism about Trump’s North Korea meeting. Great opportunity or trap? 12 experts weigh in on the Trump-Kim summit. Senators worry Trump will get played by Kim Jong-Un. With snap “yes” in Oval Office, Trump gambles on North Korea (and more). Thread: “On the Trump-Kim Summit: Summits normally come at the end of a long series of negotiations at lower levels in which lots of devils in the details r hammered out. Trump, always the publicity-seeker, is just diving right in, which is why the Korea analyst community is responding”.

White House appears to backtrack on Trump’s historic meeting with Kim Jong Un (and more). Trump is mad about his impulsive decision to meet with Kim Jong-un. The madman summit: Donald Trump, Kim Jong-un — what could go wrong? Trump goes it alone on North Korea — what could go wrong, other than nuclear war? “It’s like Richard Nixon going to China, but if Nixon were a moron”: The Trump-Kim summit won’t end well. Whatever comes next, North Korea’s Kim Jong Un can claim a win against Trump. If Trump is meeting with North Korean president Kim Jong Un, then Dennis Rodman needs to be there.

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