Ned Price on N Korea: ‘Trump certainly going to be claiming he deserves Nobel Peace Prize’
Ian Bremmer, president of the political risk consultancy Eurasia Group, and Ned Price, who served as special assistant to President Obama and National Security Council spokesperson, discuss the Singapore summit.
All hail negotiator-in-chief Trump?
In America, the divisions were clear, with Fox News this morning heralding the summit as a triumph, while over on MSNBC, they decried President Trump him for cosying up to a dictator, while turning his back on his allies. We asked Americans what they thought of their negotiator-in-chief.
How does Trump’s Singapore summit compare with previous historic meetings?
How does today’s meeting compare with other peace summits between world leaders? Think Nixon in China, or Reagan and Gorbachev. But North Korea is not a great power, just an impoverished country with a nuclear weapon and a history of cheating on diplomatic deals. So was this the beginning of a real shift in world…
N Korean defector Hyeonseo Lee: Trump ‘so mad about human rights issues’
Hyeonseo Lee is a North Korean defector who now lives in South Korea and has written a book about her experiences. Earlier this year, she met President Trump and says watching the summit was a very emotional experience.
AP’s Raf Wober on Trump-Kim summit: N Koreans ‘will be gobsmacked by images’
How much do ordinary North Koreans know about what’s going on in their name? From Pyongyang, AP’s Raf Wober explains what they’ve been told.
Trump-Kim summit: peace in our time or just a piece of paper?
By coming to Singapore and holding this summit Donald Trump has shown he is prepared to gamble in the cause of peace, and if nothing else he has transformed the rhetoric from dark threats about nuclear annihilation to warm words about friendship and new beginnings. The President left with the deal he acclaimed light on…
Hours until Trump and Kim summit – will there be a deal?
With minimal preparation, there are just hours to go. Officials from North Korea and the United States have spent the day huddled in a Singapore hotel ahead of tomorrow’s historic summit, while the leaders themselves were taking it far easier. Kim Jong-un went out on a late night city tour, while Donald Trump, emerging…