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Trump's DMZ Summit Shows How Little Kim Has Conceded on Nukes

  • Brief photo op makes history, but hard work still remains
  • President expresses frustration he’s not getting credit
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Former U.S. Ambassador Stephens talks about the meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim.(Source: Bloomberg)
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For decades, U.S. presidents visiting the Demilitarized Zone dividing the Korean Peninsula have followed roughly the same playbook: Peer through binoculars at North Korean border guards. Look stern. Warn Pyongyang that provocations won’t be rewarded.

President Donald Trump smashed that precedent on Sunday, meeting Kim Jong Un for the third time after a last-minute Twitter invitation that even surprised the North Korean leader. Trump then became the first sitting U.S. president to enter the isolated country, walking a couple dozen feet across the demarcation line in the DMZ.