Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un failed to find any common ground when they met in Hanoi. Photo: AFP Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un failed to find any common ground when they met in Hanoi. Photo: AFP
Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un failed to find any common ground when they met in Hanoi. Photo: AFP
Ankit Panda
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Ankit Panda

As US-North Korea diplomacy falters, will Kim Jong-un look to boost ties with Russia?

  • After failure of Hanoi summit between Kim and Donald Trump relations between Pyongyang and Washington are in a perilous state, says Ankit Panda
  • And the time may be ripe for North Korea to revitalise its long relationship with Russia

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un failed to find any common ground when they met in Hanoi. Photo: AFP Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un failed to find any common ground when they met in Hanoi. Photo: AFP
Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un failed to find any common ground when they met in Hanoi. Photo: AFP
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Ankit Panda

Ankit Panda

Ankit Panda is an Adjunct Senior Fellow in the Defense Posture Project at the Federation of American Scientists, a Senior Editor at The Diplomat, an online magazine on Asia-Pacific affairs, and a Contributing Editor at War on the Rocks. Panda is an award-winning writer and a frequently cited analyst on geopolitical and security issues in the Asia-Pacific. His writing has appeared in The Diplomat, The Atlantic, The Daily Beast, Politico Magazine, and War on the Rocks, among other publications.