South Korea seeks to align with U.S. on summit

South Korea seeks to align with U.S. on summit

President Moon Jae-in of South Korea and President Donald Trump meet for the first time to discuss North Korea, trade and more. Scott Snyder of the Council on Foreign Relations breaks down the main issues of the summit.

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South Korea’s new old problem

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