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Historic Trump-Kim Summit Produces High Hopes, Few Details

U.S. President Donald Trump defended his agreement with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying the world “has taken a big step back from potential nuclear disaster.”

Kim agreed Tuesday “to complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula” during the historic summit between the two leaders in Singapore, while Trump unexpectedly said he was suspending military drills with South Korea.

“No more rocket launches, nuclear testing or research!” Trump wrote on Twitter. “The hostages are back home with their families. Thank you to Chairman Kim, our day together was historic!”

The document did not include details of how and when North Korea would denuclearize, …read more