Trump-Kim summit: Will Asia-Pacific security architecture change?

Stopping military exercises with South Korea, potentially bringing American troops in SK home. That’s what US President Trump said after meeting Kim Jong-un. Do you think it perhaps could be a start of some changes in Asia-Pacific security architecture, and would you say some changes are needed? Or this basically nothing, and why? Read few comments.

The guided-missile destroyer USS O’Kane (DDG 77) returns from deployment to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Credit: U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Holly L. Herline

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What’s next after Trump-Kim summit?

What’s next after joint statement of US President Donald Trump and North Korea’s leader Chairman Kim Jong Un at the Singapore Summit. Read few comments.

President Donald J. Trump meets with North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un. Credit: https://www.instagram.com/whitehouse/

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Trump-Kim summit: What about human rights in North Korea?

Two administration officials tell NBC News the U.S. has decided not to bring up human rights at the summit. How important/unimportant and why would be to mention human rights issue regarding North Korea at Trump-Kim summit, and if not at the summit should it become a part of negotiations with NK in the future? Read few comments.
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Trump-Kim summit: A successful event?

What would be a successful Trump-Kim summit from the Donald Trump’s view, from Kim’s view, and what about from your view?  Read few comments.
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What does North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic arsenal mean for Trump-Kim summit?

Would we be approaching Trump-Kim summit without the fact that North Korea sees its nuclear and balistic programme as successful, do you assess nuclear and balistic programme of NK as successful, and why? Read few comments.


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On, off, on summit. What does Kim Jong-un want?

On, off, on… It seems summit Trump-Kim will take place as originally planned. It is probably very hard to read decision processes of Trump’s administration that led to this outcome. But ist seems North Korea is very interesting in having this summit. Does it also mean we could expect some visible concessions from Kim Jong- un or basically an photo-op with US President is a satisfactory outcome for NK dictator? Read few comments.


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Trump-Kim summit: Fairytale gone bad?

As President Donald Trump has cancelled summit with Kim Jong-un where this could lead in your opinion? To more tensions, or perhaps this is just as postponement? Read few comments. Continue reading