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The Big Picture

A Breakthrough for Korea?

The announcement that Donald Trump will meet North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un is one of the great diplomatic shocks of our times. But are either of them really ready to strike a deal?

 A pedestrian walks in front of a huge screen flashing a news report relating to US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong agreeing to meet for talks  TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images
South Korean peace activists carry the Flag of Korean Peninsula Woohae Cho/Getty Images
South Korean delegation (R) shakes hands with North Korean delegation (L) South Korean Unification Ministry handout/Getty Images
US's Joseph Dunford meets Xi Jinping Andy Wong/Getty Images
IOC President Thomas Bach stands with Mr. Kim Il Guk, DPR Korea, and Mr. Jong Whan Do, South Korea Robert Hradil/Getty Images
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