Second Korea summit was ‘bad news’ for Kim Jung-Un, U.S. negotiator says

Second Korea summit was ‘bad news’ for Kim Jung-Un, U.S. negotiator says

by WorldTribune Staff, March 11, 2019 The failure of the second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un to produce an agreement has shaken the Kim dynasty to the point where the young dictator is “almost in a time out,” a U.S. envoy who was a key North Korea negotiator […]

Memo from the USA to N. Korea on missile site: What’s up with that?

Memo from the USA to N. Korea on missile site: What’s up with that?

by WorldTribune Staff, March 8, 2019 U.S. President Donald Trump on March 6 said he would be “very, very disappointed” if reports that North Korea is rebuilding the Sohae Satellite Launching Station are true. The State Dept. announced it would be “seeking clarification” from North Korean counterparts. Two U.S. think tanks reported earlier this week […]

Kim train races home, skips Beijing stop: Bolton says North balked at Trump’s ‘big deal’

Kim train races home, skips Beijing stop: Bolton says North balked at Trump’s ‘big deal’

by WorldTribune Staff, March 4, 2019 Kim Jong-Un’s special green train returned to North Korea from his unsuccessful summit with President Donald Trump to Vietnam “at a much faster pace” than the trip to Hanoi, a report said. The North Korean leader’s train bypassed stops in China following speculation that Kim would stop in the […]

Richard Nixon’s words of advice for Donald Trump about both Koreas

Richard Nixon’s words of advice for Donald Trump about both Koreas

by WorldTribune Staff, March 3, 2019 While much has changed in the region since his final trip to Asia in 1993, former President Richard Nixon’s advice on North Korea may be instructive amid President Donald Trump’s current efforts, a columnist noted. Nixon’s “primary regional concern at the time was, of course, China, around which everything […]

Trump walks away from summit deal, ‘but not in anger’

Trump walks away from summit deal, ‘but not in anger’

by WorldTribune Staff, February 28, 2019 U.S. President Donald Trump said talks in Vietnam with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un collapsed after Kim had demanded sanctions relief in return for shutting down some, but not all, of the North’s nuclear sites. “Basically they wanted the sanctions lifted in their entirety and we couldn’t do that,” […]

Diplomatic moves in Tokyo, Seoul and Pyongyang precede Trump-Kim summit

Diplomatic moves in Tokyo, Seoul and Pyongyang precede Trump-Kim summit

by WorldTribune Staff, February 8, 2019 U.S. envoy Steve Biegun led an American delegation that arrived in Pyongyang on Feb. 6 for denuclearization talks with North Korean counterpart Kim Hyok-Chol. The U.S. delegation’s arrival in North Korea was one of a flurry of region-wide diplomatic moves ahead of a second summit between President Donald Trump […]

Retired S. Korean generals slam Kim-Moon ‘fake peace’, ‘collapse of security’

Retired S. Korean generals slam Kim-Moon ‘fake peace’, ‘collapse of security’

by WorldTribune Staff, February 4, 2019 The administration of liberal President Moon Jae-In is engaged in a “fake peace” process with an “unreliable” Kim Jong-Un regime, a group of more than 400 retired South Korean generals said in a pair of statements. Moon met with Kim three times last year and has invited the North […]

Tensions building as summit looms: High stakes for Trump, Kim, CIA, China

Tensions building as summit looms: High stakes for Trump, Kim, CIA, China

by WorldTribune Staff, January 25, 2019 As he prepares for a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, U.S. President Donald Trump is hitting back at critics who claim there has been little progress made from the first summit’s stated goal of the North’s denuclearization. “The Fake News Media loves saying ‘so little happened […]

Pro-North Korea groups ‘popping up like mushrooms’ in South, prompting conservative backlash

Pro-North Korea groups ‘popping up like mushrooms’ in South, prompting conservative backlash

by WorldTribune Staff, December 7, 2018 More than a dozen groups have been formed in South Korea to welcome North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un in advance of his anticipated visit to Seoul. Kim Soo-Geun, who founded a youth group called “Welcome Committee for a Great Man”, is seeking to run a subway advertisement to welcome […]

Report: Kim Jong-Un confided fears to Seoul’s pro-North leader

Report: Kim Jong-Un confided fears to Seoul’s pro-North leader

by WorldTribune Staff, November 8, 2018 North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un told South Korean President Moon Jae-In during one of their summit meetings that the North was wary of giving up a list of its nuclear arsenal and facilities, fearing it could embolden the Untied States to attack, a South Korean official said. South Korean […]

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