With all the drama between Trump and Kim, it’s easy to forget that the US is not the only nation involved in denuclearizing North Korea. China is hugely influential — but it's not clear quite how.
The Pyongyang Declaration between the two Koreas is about much more than nuclear power – and leaves the US on the outer.
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North Korea's infrastructure is in dire need of expansion and modernisation. This is where the South can help.
At this stage one can only judge the atmospherics and optics of the summit, and on that basis, Beijing and Pyongyang have plainly come out ahead, while Tokyo and Seoul seem to have been overlooked.
Looking at the agreement, it appears that Kim Jong-un has outmanoeuvred Donald Trump.
One noticeable omission was any mention of "complete, verifiable, irreversible denuclearisation" - whether this was strategy or capitulation on President Donald Trump's part remains to be seen.
Alongside denuclearisation, reunification is the biggest potential game-changer on the Korean peninsula. But it remains a pipe dream.
Kim Jong-un may be able to "chat" in English. That's not enough to understand Donald Trump.
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's risky unreliability will diminish as his country builds ties with South Korea. So Korean unification may be a better focus for Tuesday's summit than denuclearization.
The highly awaited summit has the potential to lead to real peace on the peninsula- but only if both countries can find a common interest on which to build an agreement.
With almost 30 percent of South Koreans either Protestant or Catholic, faith plays a big role in how people think about relations with the North.
Having called the June 12 summit off, US President Donald Trump says it might be on again. But at what cost will all of this come to the serious issue of denuclearisation?
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