The second North Korea summit: How we got here
By Roey Hadar and Emilie Plesset
Gwen Ifill Fellows
After meeting in June in Singapore, President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet for a second nuclear summit in Vietnam in late February. At the June summit, the North Korean leader, "reaffirmed" his promise to work towards denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula. As talks have bogged down, however, the two sides have agreed to meet again. American officials will be aiming to not only keep North Korea from conducting nuclear tests, but also get the country to give up parts of its nuclear arsenal.
Here’s a look back at how the U.S.-North Korean relationship got to this point.