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Trump leaves door open for North Korean summit after cancellation

May 26, 2018
Kelly O'Donnell, Philip Rucker | NBC News
After President Donald Trump announced Thursday that he is cancelling an upcoming meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the president still appears to be leaving the door open for a summit.

A massive snag in the pursuit of peace on the Korean peninsula

May 25, 2018
President Trump calls off a face-to-face meeting with North Korea leader Kim Jong-un.
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North Korea Threatens to Call Off Summit Meeting With Trump

May 16, 2018
Mark Landler, Choe Sang-Hun | The New York Times
North Korea threw President Trump’s planned summit meeting with its leader, Kim Jong-un, into doubt on Wednesday, threatening to call off the landmark encounter if the United States insisted on “unilateral nuclear abandonment.”
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Koreans Set the Table for a Deal That Trump Will Try to Close

April 28, 2018
David Sanger | The New York Times
Rush-hour in South Korea’s over-caffeinated capital runs at a frenzy — so it was remarkable to see commuters freeze Friday morning and fixate on giant Samsung television screens showing the scene unfolding in the Demilitarized Zone, where time stopped in 1953.
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North Korea said to offer direct assurance it will discuss denuclearization

April 9, 2018
Julie Hirschfeld Davis | The New York Times
North Korea has told the United States that its leader, Kim Jong-un, is willing to discuss denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, administration officials said on Sunday, the first direct confirmation that he intends to participate in an extraordinary meeting with President Trump about his nuclear program.
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How Trump’s Disdain for the Iran Deal Makes a North Korea Pact Even Harder

March 12, 2018
David Sanger | The New York Times
The Iranian and North Korean nuclear programs, drastically different but often spoken of in the same breath, are now being thrust together, as President Trump’s determination to kill the landmark 2015 accord limiting Tehran’s capabilities is colliding with his scramble to reach a far more complex deal with Pyongyang.
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Putin’s ‘Invincible’ Missile Is Aimed at U.S. Vulnerabilities

March 2, 2018
David Sanger, Neil MacFarquhar | The New York Times
President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia threatened the West with a new generation of nuclear weapons Thursday, including what he described as an “invincible” intercontinental cruise missile and a nuclear torpedo that could outsmart all American defenses.
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