North and South Korean Leaders Agree to Direct Negotiations as Trump Provokes Kim Jong-un on Twitter

    <a href="http://www.democracynow.org/2018/1/4/north_and_south_korea_leaders_agree"><img alt="Seg-trump-kim" src="https://www.democracynow.org/images/story/72/40172/w320/seg-trump-kim.jpg" style="float:right; padding-left:5px;" /></a>President Trump tweets that his &#8220;nuclear button&#8221; is &#8220;much bigger &amp; more powerful&#8221; than North Korean leader Kim Jong-un&#8217;s. Meanwhile, North and South Korea have opened lines of communication, saying they are open to direct negotiations. We speak with Bruce Cumings, professor of history at the University of Chicago, author of &#8220;North Korea: Another Country.&#8221;

Originally posted from Democracy Now! which can be read here.

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