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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald J. Trump meet in Singapore on June 12, 2018.

Weapons experts say Trump’s current plan to denuclearize North Korea is likely to fail — here’s what they think he should do instead...

The Trump administration says it wants to pursue a plan for complete, verifiable, and irreversible denuclearization with North Korea. Responding to the president's push for peace, experts on nuclear weapons drafted a three-step, 10-year plan.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Pyongyang, August 25, 2017.

North Korea could reportedly open a burger joint as a show of goodwill to Trump

A South Korean special adviser previously said Kim Jong Un wanted to modernize his economy with iconic brands, such as a McDonald's and a Trump Tower.

North Korea takes foreign journalists to witness the destruction of its nuclear test site

While North Korea's destruction of its test site is meant as a show of good will, it has been done in a particularly authoritarian way. South Korean journalists had been excluded from the trip until the last minute in protest over a US-South Korean military drill.
North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un is seen as the newly developed intercontinental ballistic rocket Hwasong-15's test was successfully launched, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang November 30, 2017.

The US reportedly called Kim Jong Un’s bluff by demanding its nukes — and North Korea is flipping out

Media from Pyongyang on Tuesday complained about a host of issues, from the US demanding unilateral and complete denuclearization of North Korea, to certain unsavory comments made by Trump officials, and to US and South Korean military exercises.

South Korea wants to build a $35 billion high-speed railway to connect North Korea with the world

As part of the Panmunjom Declaration for peace, South Korea unveiled a massive railway project that could theoretically allow North Korea to become an important connector for trade between East Asia and Europe.
North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un (L) and South Korean President Moon Jae-in (R) shake hands over the military demarcation line upon meeting for the Inter-Korean Summit on April 27, 2018 in Panmunjom, South Korea.

North Korea thumps the US for thinking sanctions drove its denuclearization pledge, and says the suggestion could take peace talks ‘back to squa...

A spokesperson for the foreign ministry said US claims that sanctions focused on crippling the country's nuclear weapons program drove the country to seek peace talks is a "dangerous attempt to ruin" current dialogue. Korea expert Robert Kelly agrees, saying Pyongyang's ICBM is the driving factor.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (2nd R) attending a military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the Korean People's Army at Kim Il Sung square in Pyongyang on February 8, 2018.

US reportedly confirmed Kim Jong Un is willing to discuss denuclearization

But Washington and Pyongyang likely have two different visions of what denuclearization looks like.
Shinzo Abe and Donald Trump.

Japan is slipping into the background as China, South Korea, and the US take the lead on North Korea talks

Beijing contacted both Washington and Seoul about Kim's visit but Tokyo was left scrambling to contact the Chinese government.
Kim Jong Un.

Kim Jong-un reportedly declares he is ‘committed to denuclearization’ on the Korean Peninsula

Kim said it was the wish of his father and grandfather, his two predecessors, to achieve denuclearization and that the issue "can be resolved."
In this March 5, 2018 photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (R) shakes hands with South Korean chief delegator Chung Eui-yong (C), who travelled as envoys of the South's President Moon Jae-in, during their meeting in Pyongyang.

Kim Jong Un agrees to ‘refrain’ from missile tests in historic message to Trump

North Korea tested 23 missiles last year, including a missile capable of reaching the United States mainland.