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    Trump, Kim Prepare for Second Summit

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has arrived in Hanoi, Vietnam, ahead of his second meeting with President Donald Trump, who is expected to touch down today. Observers are wondering whether the larger-than-life leaders can deliver results during their two-day talks that reach beyond the vague pledges they made during their first summit last year.

    What’s Kim hoping for? Some believe he’d be willing to freeze his nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief — though others say simply showing up constitutes a win for him. Total denuclearization, as OZY reports, may well be a “pipe dream.”

    Check out OZY’s profile of the diplomats playing the long game with Pyongyang.

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