Jean Lee

Wilson Center

Guest

Global Fellow at the Wilson Center; former Pyongyang Bureau Chief for Associated Press

Jean Lee on KCRW

Six months after threatening nuclear warfare, “little rocket man” and the “dotard” were talking peace in Singapore. Beyond the hype, did President Trump and Kim Jong Un really mean it?

Did Trump get conned by Kim?

Six months after threatening nuclear warfare, “little rocket man” and the “dotard” were talking peace in Singapore. Beyond the hype, did President Trump and Kim Jong Un really mean it?

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President Trump abruptly cancelled the meeting with North Korea Thursday morning. The move caught many people off guard -- the North, the South, parts of the his own administration.

Why Trump called off the US-North Korea meeting

President Trump abruptly cancelled the meeting with North Korea Thursday morning. The move caught many people off guard -- the North, the South, parts of the his own administration.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

South Korean President Moon Jae-In and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un made history today, declaring that they will work to denuclearize the peninsula and officially end the Korean…

Koreans in LA react to peace pledges between North and South Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-In and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un made history today, declaring that they will work to denuclearize the peninsula and officially end the Korean…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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