ANALYSIS | WAS THE TRUMP-KIM SUMMIT A HUGE SUCCESS OR A COLOSSAL FAILURE?

SOME HARD-LINERS HAVE RESPONDED ANGRILY, EVEN QUESTIONING THE NATURE OF THE U.S.-SOUTH KOREA ALLIANCE UNDER TRUMP.

BUT WILL THE TRUMP-KIM SUMMIT COME TO BE SEEN AS THE DAWN OF A NEW, POSITIVE ERA IN RELATIONS BETWEEN NORTH KOREA AND THE UNITED STATES?

Writing in the New Yorker, E. Tammy Kim said that although Trump is unpopular among South Koreans, the drive for peace with North Korea was widely supported in the country.
Some hard-liners have responded angrily, even questioning the nature of the U.S.-South Korea alliance under Trump.
North Korea's record on keeping to its word is pretty shaky, too.

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