Admiral Philip Davidson, seen in a 2018 file photo, has echoed a US intelligence assessment that North Korea is unlikely to give up all its nuclear weapons. Photo: AP

US commander in Asia Philip Davidson admits North Korea probably won’t give up all its nuclear weapons, as new Trump-Kim summit looms

  • Admiral Philip Davidson, head of the US Indo-Pacific Command, predicted North Korea would use partial denuclearisation to win US and international concessions
  • Davidson was nevertheless upbeat about the February 27-28 summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un
Topic |   North Korea

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Admiral Philip Davidson, seen in a 2018 file photo, has echoed a US intelligence assessment that North Korea is unlikely to give up all its nuclear weapons. Photo: AP
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A June 12, 2018 photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Photo: AP

Donald Trump confirms second meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un will be in Hanoi

  • North has been pushing for Hanoi, home to an embassy where quick and secure communication with Pyongyang will be possible
  • Tweet about eagerly anticipated meeting came after three-day trip to North Korea by US special envoy Stephen Biegun
Topic |   Trump-Kim summit

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A June 12, 2018 photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump on Sentosa Island in Singapore. Photo: AP
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