The whole world sees it: Trump is doing lasting damage to the global order that made the U.S. a superpower

A little more than a week ago, as President Trump completed his world mini-tour, my Ukrainian researcher emailed me. She witnessed some of the violence of Ukraine’s latest revolution and tends to be clear-eyed about the state of the things. Watching Trump’s behavior at the G7, and then with Kim Jong Un, she couldn’t shake…

Trump, Kim sign denuclearization deal in ‘new chapter’

President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed an agreement Tuesday committing the United States to unspecified “security guarantees” in exchange for a denuclearized Korean Peninsula, as Trump said the two were ready “to write a new chapter” between the nations. The agreement, and a surprise decision by Trump to call off joint military exercises with…

The Hill: Trump: North Korea summit could still happen June 12

President Trump on Friday sounded optimistic about reviving the North Korean nuclear summit he scrapped just one day earlier, even saying it is possible the meeting could take place on its original date. “We’ll see what happens. We’re talking to them now,” Trump said on the South Lawn of the White House before leaving for the…

NYT: Trump accepts Kim Jong-un’s invitation to discuss North Korean nuclear program

North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, has invited President Trump to meet for negotiations over its nuclear program, an audacious diplomatic overture that would bring together two strong-willed, idiosyncratic leaders who have traded threats of war. The White House said that Mr. Trump had accepted the invitation, and Chung Eui-yong, a South Korean official who conveyed…