The declaration was thin, but the meeting itself will have a significant impact on how Trump makes foreign policy decisions moving forward.
Can decades of deadlock be broken by two of the world's most unpredictable leaders?
A remarkable year on the Korean peninsula has been marked by both bitter enmity and genuine goodwill. Now, the tension is being ratcheted up again.
The spectacle of thousands of soldiers gassed to death in France announced to the world that a new class of weapons had arrived.
Australian scientist Mark Oliphant helped push the development of nuclear weapons during World War II but later riled at US attempts to keep the UK and others out of the nuclear arms race.
After decades of deadly enmity, Libya and the West made a major breakthrough on weapons of mass destruction. How?
Does the work of the international agency responsible for verifying whether Iran was in compliance with the deal matter to the US?
Iran is a dangerous mischief-maker in the Middle East – but scrapping the nuclear deal will probably make things worse.
Who do you call when there's a nuclear crisis? The International Atomic Energy Agency, unless the crisis involves North Korea -- then things get complicated.
Israel's prime minister failed to undermine the validity of Iran's nuclear deal, and instead ended up demonstrating just how important it is.
Donald Trump has always traded on his image as a master dealmaker – but many deals have been done with North Korea before.
The astonishing sight of two Korean leaders crossing the border that divides them is just a first step.
To understand how a new world war might play out, it's important to remember just how powerful the US really is.
A former US Department of Defense and State Department official explains why a hard-line approach on North Korea will likely fail, as it did with Iran.
A scholar who has profiled leaders like Saddam Hussein and Vladimir Putin says there is a method to understanding the madness.
What scholars know about the past, present and future of the US' relationship with North Korea, as the two countries' leaders prepare to meet.
Thanks to South Korea, there is a chance for peace with North Korea. Whether the Trump administration can take it is another matter.
Trump and Kim are due to meet this spring. But if these talks fail could international arbitration provide - as it has in the past - an alternative way out of the North Korean crisis?
A year ago, productive north-south talks seemed inconceivable – but with the US tripping over its own feet, things are changing.
During the Cold War, the US built nuclear weapons at a network of secretive sites across the nation. Some are still heavily polluted and threaten public health today.