North, South Korea Hold Surprise Meeting – Summit with U.S. Reinstated

The leaders of North and South Korea met for two hours along the border between the countries in the area known as the Demilitarized Zone over the weekend. The surprise meeting came just 24 hours after U.S. President Donald Trump announced he was terminating a planned summit between he and North Korea’s Leader Kim Jong […]

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Kim Jong Un, in Surprise Visit to Beijing, Shores Up Chinese Support

North Korean President Kim Jong Un made a surprise visit to Beijing, China, this week and met with Chinese President Xi Jinping. It was the first time the two met face-to-face and the first time the reclusive leader met with a foreign head of state since assuming power in 2011. The meeting is the first […]

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Kim Jong Un, In Dramatic Development, Wants to Halt Nuclear Program, Meet with Trump

In a major breakthrough on the issue of North Korea’s nuclear missile program, that country’s reclusive, and often belligerent leader, has indicated that he wants to completely halt his country’s nuclear program and meet with U.S. President Donald Trump face-to-face to discuss permanent denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. A statement was read late this evening […]

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Kim Jong Un Signals Willingness to Talk About Nuclear Program

In a surprising development, North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un has signaled that he is willing to enter into negotiations with United States about giving up his country’s nuclear and ballistic missile program.  He also expressed willingness to suspend those missile tests while the dialogue is underway.  The overture was made to South Korean negotiators […]

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High-Level South Korean Delegation Visits North in Sign Summit May be Forthcoming

A high-ranking delegation from South Korea is in North Korea today and has met with that country’s reclusive leader Kim Jong Un, the South Korean government announced.  The group, a 10-member delegation, was sent to Pyongyang by South Korean President Moon Jae-in, to focus on inter-Korean relations and lay the groundwork for talks, which would […]

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North Korea Ends Olympics in a Surprising Fashion – With an Invitation to Talk

Updated 1:20 p.m. The North Korean government has made an overture to the U.S. for direct talks telling the South Koreans that they have “ample intentions of holding talks with the United States.” The statement was made by a North Korean envoy Kim Yong Chol during a rare visit to the South.  In a notable […]

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