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National Security Adviser John Bolton speaks during a White House news briefing in October. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Transcript: NPR's Interview With National Security Adviser John Bolton

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President Trump poses for a photo with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in March 2018. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: A President In Praise Of Strongmen And Dictators

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (left) met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in (right) on Sunday at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, following talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang. Ahn Young-Joon/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Donald Trump walks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore in June. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Opinion: Donald Trump 'Fell In Love' With Kim Jong Un

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, first lady Kim Jung-sook, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his wife Ri Sol Ju pose for beside the Heaven Lake of Mount Paektu, North Korea, Sept. 20. Pyeongyang Press Corps/Reuters hide caption

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (left) poses with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in April at the border village of Panmunjom. Korea Summit Press Pool via AP hide caption

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North Korea and South Korea will hold their third high-level summit in September. The meetings were agreed to at a meeting of South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-Gyon, second from right, who shook hands with his North Korean counterpart Ri Son Gwon, second from left, after their meeting in Panmunjom. Getty Images hide caption

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2 Koreas' Leaders Will Hold New Summit In Pyongyang Next Month

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National security adviser John Bolton, center, and President Trump's chief of staff John Kelly, right, attend a Cabinet meeting in the White House, Tuesday, last month. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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A photo taken in February 2017 and released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows the launch of the solid-fuel medium long-range ballistic missile Pukguksong-2 at an undisclosed location. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shakes hands with U.S. President Trump during their summit on June 12 in Singapore. Handout/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump Has Some Awfully Kind Words For Kim Jong Un

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A screenshot of a video shared on White House social media accounts. The video — a fake movie trailer encouraging cooperation between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un — was shown to Kim by Trump himself on an iPad toward the end of their summit in Singapore Tuesday. White House/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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'Shaking The Hand Of Peace': Unpacking Trump's North Korea Movie Trailer

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White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House on May 18. President Trump tweeted that Kudlow suffered a heart attack and is hospitalized at Walter Reed Medical Center. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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In this handout provided by Ministry of Communications and Information of Singapore, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives in Singapore on June 10, 2018. Terence Tan /Singapore Ministry of Communications and Information via Getty Images hide caption

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Trump And Kim Eager To Declare Success In Singapore 'No Matter What Happens'

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President Trump shakes hands with Kim Yong Chol, former North Korean military intelligence chief and one of leader Kim Jong Un's closest aides, after a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House last week. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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How Artful Is Trump's Dealmaking?

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President Trump walks with Kim Yong Chol (left), top deputy to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, after their meeting at the White House on Friday. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump: Summit With Kim Jong Un Is On For June 12

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