North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump are set to meet in Hanoi at the end of February. Photo: AFP North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump are set to meet in Hanoi at the end of February. Photo: AFP
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump are set to meet in Hanoi at the end of February. Photo: AFP
Edward Howell
Opinion

Opinion

Edward Howell

When Trump meets Kim, the sequel: same plot, same sticking points

  • Edward Howell says that at the next summit, at the end of February, the most crucial issue remains agreeing on what ‘denuclearisation’ would encompass
  • What is the US prepared to give up to win reciprocal measures from North Korea? And what role will China play?

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump are set to meet in Hanoi at the end of February. Photo: AFP North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump are set to meet in Hanoi at the end of February. Photo: AFP
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump are set to meet in Hanoi at the end of February. Photo: AFP
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Edward Howell

Edward Howell

Edward is an ESRC Scholar in International Relations at the University of Oxford, specialising in East Asia and the Korean Peninsula.