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North Korea Talks Have Entered the Realm of Small Victories

After the summit, the grind
Source: Reuters / Kyodo

Once upon a time, a couple months ago, National-Security Adviser John Bolton how Donald Trump’s summit with Kim Jong Un would go down. The U.S. president would swiftly assess how serious the North Korean leader was about giving up his nuclear weapons. And assuming Kim was serious, U.S. authorities would “very quickly” swoop in, take apart North Korea’s nukes, and ship them off to Tennessee. This week, in a measure of how times have changed, progress from the June 12 summit. The Tennessee plan this is not.

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