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President Trump speaks as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo looks on during a news conference following the summit in Hanoi, Vietnam. Trump's second summit with Kim Jong Un collapsed Thursday without an agreement between the two leaders. SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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A man wearing a T-shirt featuring pictures of President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un poses near the Sofitel Legend Metropole hotel in Hanoi on Wednesday. Ye Aung Thu/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam on Tuesday ahead of his meeting with President Trump. Dutch customs officials say they seized 90,000 bottles of Russian vodka en route to the communist country. Such exports are prohibited under U.N sanctions. Minh Hoang/AP hide caption

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On Eve Of 2nd Trump-Kim Summit, Is North Korean Reactor Producing Plutonium?

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North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un and President Trump walk together at a resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore on June 12, 2018. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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What To Expect From North Korea At The Next Trump-Kim Summit

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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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