Media Roundup: Reactions to the DPRK-U.S. Summit

Media Roundup: Reactions to the DPRK-U.S. Summit

Washington’s neoliberal pundits and politicians reacted with horror at the outcome of the historic U.S.-North Korea summit on June 12. Korean Americans and other progressive Korea experts had a different take. They praised the summit as a breakthrough that can finally bring closure to the unresolved Korean War and gave a sobering assessment of the challenges ahead.

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DPRK-U.S. Summit in Singapore: Full joint statement

The historic DPRK-U.S. summit concluded with the release of a joint statement. “President Trump committed to provide security guarantees to the DPRK, and Chairman Kim Jong Un reaffirmed his firm and unwavering commitment to complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.” Following the conclusion of the summit meeting, Trump held a press conference at which he mentioned his desire to stop U.S. war games with South Korea.

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Congressman Ro Khanna Emphasizes Continued Diplomacy with North Korea

Less than a day away from the DPRK-U.S. Summit in Singapore, Representative Ro Khanna sent a letter to the White House emphasizing diplomacy as the only only option in resolving the conflict with North Korea. The letter comes just a week after Senator Schumer urged Trump to demand complete denuclearization from North Korea before giving anything in return.

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On the Eve of the Kim-Trump Summit – Facts, Fantasies and Prospects

As the Singapore Summit between President Trump and Chairman Kim approach we have been submerged under a deluge of articles and op-eds. Most are uninformed, some are ignorant. Symptoms are confused with issues, consequences with causes. Causality is frequently inverted. The key to understanding what is going on, and hence to arrive at solutions, is to ask the right questions.

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Statement of Unity on the Upcoming U.S.-North Korea Summit

Ahead of the U.S.-North Korea summit, Korean Americans, joined by civil rights leader Reverend Jesse Jackson, renowned social critic Noam Chomsky, and 153 organizations across the United States and around the world, released a joint statement calling for a formal end to the Korean War.

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Media Roundup: Reactions to the DPRK-U.S. Summit

Washington’s neoliberal pundits and politicians reacted with horror at the outcome of the historic U.S.-North Korea summit on June 12. Korean Americans and other progressive Korea experts had a different take. They praised the summit as a breakthrough that can finally bring closure to the unresolved Korean War and gave a sobering assessment of the challenges ahead.

read more

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