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China Gets Everything It Wanted From Trump's Meeting With Kim

  • U.S. outreach to Kim leaves Japan, South Korea empty-handed
  • Trump commits to China’s ‘suspension-for-suspension’ model
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The Donald Trump-Kim Jong Un Summit in 60 Seconds

Score one for China, America’s rival. America’s friends, Japan and South Korea, didn’t do so well.

The biggest winner from President Donald Trump’s summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un -- aside from Kim himself -- was unquestionably the government of President Xi Jinping, which had been advocating the very process that Trump has now embarked upon.