The direct talks suggest that plans for Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un are progressing

The United States and North Korea have been holding secret, direct talks to prepare for a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea leader Kim Jong Un, a sign that planning for the highly anticipated meeting is progressing, several administration officials familiar with the discussions tell CNN. Read more

Rosy outlook on Kim meeting about to hit wall of hard truths from allies, experts and US officials

President Donald Trump’s rosy outlook at the prospect of meeting with North Korean despot Kim Jong Un is about to hit a wall of hard truths erected by US allies, outside experts and officials within his administration say.Read more about this at cnn.com.