North Korea Ready to Cancel Trump Summit, Cancels S Korea Talks

–North Korea is ready to cancel the upcoming summit with Donald Trump and has already canceled talks scheduled with South Korea in a completely unsurprising move http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/news/2018/05/16/0200000000AEN20180516000500315.html https://www.axios.com/north-korea-threatens-to-cancel-trump-summit-f9eee700-97b4-4e68-9ccc-68d2745dd701.html https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/nkorea-official-country-interest-summit-us-based-sided-55194015 -Become a Member: https://www.davidpakman.com/membership -Support Our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/davidpakmanshow -Donate via Bitcoin: 15evMNUN1g4qdRxywbHFCKNfdCTjxtztfj -Donate via Ethereum: 0xe3E6b538E1CD21D48Ff1Ddf2D744ea8B95Ba1930…

What’s going on with North Korea is a cautionary tale in rushing diplomacy

Amid talks of a historic deal with North Korea and a possible Noble Peace Prize for President Donald Trump (chiefly among his GOP supporters, his aides, and, well, himself), North Korean leader Kim Jong Un seems to be slamming the brakes on the negotiations. While…

North Korea says U.S. ‘provocation’ threatens peace talks

President Donald Trump is fond of crediting his “maximum pressure” campaign on North Korea for convincing Pyongyang to take part in talks on denuclearization. An official in North Korea, however, said Trump administration claims that sanctions and political pressure from Washington were what led to Pyongyang’s denuclearization…

Kim Jong-Un Will Give Up Nukes If US Promises Not to Invade

–A hugely news-filled weekend related to North Korea, as North Korean leader Kim Jong-un meets with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, resulting in a number of declarations about the future of relations with Pyongyang, including Kim claiming that he will give up his nuclear weapons…