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Don’t Overestimate the Power of Historic Summits
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Don’t Overestimate the Power of Historic Summits

Authors Michael Fuchs and Abigail Bard describe the potential for progress—or pitfalls—following the historic summits between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Authors

  • Michael Fuchs
  • Abigail Bard

The game of summits has begun.

The meeting last month between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un kicked off a series of summits that could determine the future of the Korean Peninsula.

As the world anticipates the upcoming meeting between Kim and U.S. President Donald Trump, the Moon-Kim meeting can provide some clues about where the situation is headed and about what might happen when the leaders of the United States and North Korea meet for the first time.

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Authors

Michael Fuchs

Senior Fellow

Abigail Bard

Policy Analyst, Asia