Opinion: Two Koreas Running Rings Around U.S.

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with North Korea’s foreign minister on Wednesday and says he will visit Pyongyang next month to pave the way for a second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean President Kim Jong Un.

The announcement follows a bilateral agreement signed by President Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in in New York earlier in the week. President Trump took that opportunity to reiterate his optimism about his relationship with the North Korean leader, but – writes former Senior British Diplomat Tim Willasey-Willsey, there are serious concerns among U.S. allies that competing agendas won’t work in the U.S.’ favor.

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