In questioning America's security alliance with South Korea, President Donald Trump delivered a shock to his Asian allies while boosting China's hand.
U.S. President Donald Trump, after his historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, said Pyongyang no longer posed a nuclear threat.
The reclusive state not only won a halt of U.S.-South Korea joint drills, one of its major security concerns, it also benefited from the optics of international legitimacy.
Candidate Trump touted negotiating skill as his foremost credential for the presidency. His eagerness did not produce concrete results.
The agreement between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un have increased both leaders' odds of winning a Nobel Peace Prize, according to bookmakers.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has spruced up his international image in a matter of months.
Tuesday's meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could alter Asia's security situation regardless of whether the politicians reach an agreement.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has been meeting with a delegation from the communist dictatorship.
Whether Pyongyang agrees to staged disarmament, the U.S. reduces troops in South Korea or no deal is reached, Asia may see more instability.
Just last year, Trump and Kim Jong Un were exchanging insults and threats. Now they're on the verge of a historic summit that is back on track for June 12, the president said Friday.
White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump is prepared for a summit with Kim Jong Un to take place on June 12.
"The United States continues to actively prepare for President Trump's expected summit with leader Kim in Singapore," White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said.
The Treasury Department had assembled sanctions that would take aim at about three-dozen targets, including Russian and Chinese entities, The Wall Street Journal reported.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in could join President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un for nuclear talks in Singapore next month, according to media reports.
The collapse of a scheduled nuclear summit makes it hard to avoid the conclusion that, on North Korea, President Trump didn't know what he was doing, CNBC's John Harwood writes.
Trump made the remark as he met South Korea's president at the White House.
North Korea's chief negotiator denounced U.S.-South Korean air combat drills and threatened to halt all talks with the South unless its demands are met.
South Korea is seeking to mediate as the United States and North Korea appear to have "some kind of difference in stances" ahead of a planned summit, an official at South Korea's presidential Blue House said on Thursday.
Prominent emerging markets investor Mark Mobius said he would "definitely" be interested in putting money into North Korea if he could.
With North Korea pledging to reduce tensions and renew ties with its southern neighbor, demand for property around the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) is surging.