Idiot! Trump Trusts North Korea, No Verification, but then Iran….

After 41-minute talk accompanied only by translators, Kim says two leaders agree to 'leave the past behind' Trump tells Kim: 'Working together we will get it taken care of'

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[Editor’s note: This summit is nothing more than an elaborate piece of theatre starring two fat, fake leaders with ridiculous haircuts and severe personality disorders.

The main reason for this summit is to allow Donald Trump to look like an international statesman and to give him some much needed credibility as someone who can actually achieve something. This is an important polish to put on the dotard as he is the most un-statesmanlike and least dignified president there has ever been.

There is also the much needed repair work to be done to Trump’s reputation in the wake of the absolutely ridiculous, childish and petulant behaviour of the bloated orange twitterer at the G7 meeting.

I do wonder what they talked about for those 41 minutes, probably nothing of any consequence, maybe they shared tips on how to grab pussy or discussed Kim Kardashian’s fat ass… Ian]

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Haaretz
Trump, Kim Jong Un Sign Unspecified ‘Historic’ Document at Summit on North Korea Denuclearization

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un signed an unspecified “historic” document at the momentous summit Tuesday, with Trump calling it “pretty comprehensive.”

Both leaders kicked off the summit meeting Tuesday morning, with Trump declaring the two “will solve it” and Kim saying they had overcome “obstacles” to get to this point.

Before a row of alternating U.S. and North Korean flags, the leaders shook hands warmly at a Singapore island resort, creating an indelible image of two unorthodox leaders as they opened a conversation that could determine historic peace or raise the specter of a growing nuclear threat.

“We are going to have a great discussion and I think tremendous success. We will be tremendously successful,” Trump said before their private session. Kim said through an interpreter: “It wasn’t easy for us to come here. There was a past that grabbed our ankles and wrong prejudices and practices that at times covered our eyes and ears. We overcame all that and we are here now.” Aware that the eyes of the world were on a moment that many people never expected to ever see, Kim remarked that many of those watching “will think of this as a scene from a fantasy … science fiction movie.”

Trump and Kim met privately for some 41 minutes — joined only by interpreters. Then aides to each joined for more discussions and a working lunch. “Working together we will get it taken care of,” Trump told Kim at the start of the wider meeting. “We will solve it.”

Trump then said the meeting with Kim went “better than anybody could have expected.”

Trump offered the North Korean leader a rare glimpse inside the presidential limousine known as “The Beast” on Tuesday as their historic summit wound down.

Trump and Kim were spotted approaching Trump’s hulking black limousine, adorned with an American flag. Trump gestured to the car and then a Secret Service agent opened the right passenger door.

Kim could be seen smiling as the two stood chatting and Kim peeked inside.

While there was initially some confusion about what the leaders were doing, it quickly became clear that Trump was making a classic alpha male move: showing Kim his ride.

Before the meeting

But even before they met, Trump announced plans to leave early, raising questions about whether his aspirations for an ambitious outcome had been scaled back. The first meeting of a sitting U.S. president and a North Korean leader was the product of dizzying weeks of negotiations over logistics and policy.

Up early in Singapore, Trump tweeted with cautious optimism: “Meetings between staffs and representatives are going well and quickly … but in the end, that doesn’t matter. We will all know soon whether or not a real deal, unlike those of the past, can happen!”

In the run-up to the talks, Trump had hopefully predicted the two men might strike a nuclear deal or forge a formal end to the Korean War in the course of a single meeting or over several days. But on the eve of the summit, the White House unexpectedly announced Trump would depart Singapore by Tuesday evening, meaning his time with Kim would be fairly brief. And Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sought to keep expectations for the summit in check.

“We are hopeful this summit will have set the conditions for future successful talks,” Pompeo said, describing a far more modest goal than Trump had outlined days earlier.

The sudden change in schedule added to a dizzying few days of foreign policy activity for Trump, who shocked U.S. allies over the weekend when he used a meeting of the Group of Seven industrialized economies in Canada to alienate America’s closest friends in the West. Lashing out over trade practices, Trump lobbed insults at his G-7 host, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Trump left the summit early, and as he flew to Singapore, he tweeted that he was yanking the U.S. out of the group’s traditional closing statement.

As for Singapore, the White House said Trump was leaving early because negotiations had moved “more quickly than expected,” but gave no details about any possible progress in preliminary talks. On the day before the meeting, weeks of preparation appeared to pick up in pace, with U.S. and North Korean officials meeting throughout Monday at a Singapore hotel.
The president planned to stop in Guam and Hawaii on his way back to Washington.

Trump spoke only briefly in public on Monday, forecasting a “nice” outcome. Kim spent the day mostly out of view — until he left his hotel for a late-night tour of Singapore sights, including the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay, billed as the world’s biggest glass greenhouse.

As Trump and Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong sat down for a working lunch at the Istana house, the president sounded optimistic, telling Lee, “We’ve got a very interesting meeting in particular tomorrow, and I think things can work out very nicely.” Trump had earlier tweeted about “excitement in the air!”

It was a striking about-face from less than a year ago, when Trump was threatening “fire and fury” against Kim, who in turn scorned the American president as a “mentally deranged U.S. dotard.” As it happens, the North Korean and the American share a tendency to act unpredictably on the world stage.

Beyond the impact on both leaders’ political fortunes, the summit could shape the fate of countless people — the citizens of impoverished North Korea, the tens of millions living in the shadow of the North’s nuclear threat, and millions more worldwide. Or, it could amount to little more than a much-photographed handshake.

Still, the sense of anticipation was great in Singapore, with people lining spotless streets holding cellphones high as Trump headed to meet Lee.

U.S. and North Korean officials huddled throughout Monday at the Ritz-Carlton hotel ahead of the sit-down aimed at resolving a standoff over Pyongyang’s nuclear arsenal. Delegates were outlining specific goals for what the leaders should try to accomplish and multiple scenarios for resolving key issues, a senior U.S official said, adding that the meetings were also an ice breaker of sorts, allowing the teams to get better acquainted after decades of minimal contact between their nations.

Trump’s early exit will be his second from a summit in just a few days.

As he was trying to build a bridge with Kim, he was smashing longtime alliances with Western allies with his abrasive performance at the G-7. After his premature departure from Quebec, he continued to tweet angrily at Trudeau from Singapore, saying Monday, “Fair Trade is now to be called Fool Trade if it is not Reciprocal.”

Trump advisers cast his actions as a show of strength before the Kim meeting.

Alluding to the North’s concerns that giving up its nuclear weapons could surrender its primary deterrent to forced regime change, Pompeo told reporters that the U.S. was prepared to take action to provide North Korea with “sufficient certainty” that denuclearization “is not something that ends badly for them.”

He would not say whether that included the possibility of withdrawing U.S. troops from the Korean Peninsula, but said the context of the discussions was “radically different than ever before.”

“I can only say this,” Pompeo said. “We are prepared to take what will be security assurances that are different, unique, than America’s been willing to provide previously.”

The North has faced crippling diplomatic and economic sanctions as it has advanced development of its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. Pompeo held firm to Trump’s position that sanctions will remain in place until North Korea denuclearizes — and said they would even increase if diplomatic discussions did not progress positively.

Experts believe the North is close to being able to target the entire U.S. mainland with its nuclear-armed missiles, and while there’s deep skepticism that Kim will quickly give up those hard-won nukes, there’s also some hope that diplomacy can replace the animosity between the U.S. and the North.

While advisers say Trump has been reviewing briefing materials, the president insists his gut instincts will matter most when he gets in the room with Kim. He told reporters he thinks he will know almost immediately whether a deal can be made, saying: “I will know, just my touch, my feel. That’s what I do.”

20 COMMENTS

  1. In my opinion there was never any threats of war done by NK. CNN started to talk about threats etc.
    USA dare to talk about an atomic war yet they are the ONLY nation ever to disregard human lives and use the atomic bomb of wich people are after so many decades still suffering the consequences.

    The real hero of this historic meeting is the PM of South Korea, he made it all possible.
    As a matter of fact CNN carries on trying to speculate “who is the winner” between Kim and Donald…it is of bad taste to try to find a winner this is a serious matter that the only winners are the whole world if peace is negotiated !!! this is the beginning of any future negotiations, give both man their dues and let them continue talking.
    By the way…..ISRAEL also have the bomb yet NOBODY talks about it !!! war is easily coming from this country as they are not respecting human rights or international laws.

  2. Wonder how Mr. Greenhalgh comes to the conclusion which website is fake ?
    What makes him think a website is fake ? CNN, BBC, Fox ….. and lots of US , German and …. media that are controlled and write articles under CIA supervision do spread fake news , but , THE SAKER ? Fort-Russ ? Global Research gets into that category by Mr. Greenhalgh too . If so , then VT is fake news too , and this article by Mr. Dreenhalgh is the best proof .
    Who is Behind “Fake News”? Fake Videos and Images . — https://www.globalresearch.ca/who-is-behind-fake-news-fake-videos-and-images/5634429

    • Why do I assert that those sites are fake news disinfo operations? Because Gordon, myself and other members of the VT editorial team have taken the time to actually research who funds them, which is the clearest indicator possible of whether they are on the level or not. We found that the Saker, Fort Russ, Russia Insider, Moscow Times, Russia Behind The Headlines and others are all funded by known CIA fronts.

      So nice try at trolling, but you utterly failed.

  3. If everything is “fake”, how can you even be sure they met for 41 minutes?
    Well, you certainly cannot fake Kim visiting, meeting a crowd, everyone taking pictures with their cell phones, etc. But the Aretz-article was still pretty boring (I thought), considering the magnitude of the event. But what about this news here :
    https://www.fort-russ.com/2018/06/scandal-confirmed-ukraine-did-give-north-korea-rocket-tech/
    To me not an unreasonable supposition (the rockets came from Ukraine) :
    A country collapsing, people wanting to make money – not unreasonable to suppose .
    “Analyzing images obtained by spy satellites, the US came to the conclusion that the engines were very similar to those developed by the Ukrainian Yuzhnoe office,. . .” The only question is how air photos can “see” the type of engine used?

    • Fort Russ is a Fake News Disinfo site pretending to be Russian but in reality, run by the enemies of Russia.

    • Al Masdar is a good source. Fort Russ is one of a number of fake ‘Russian’ websites that are used to spread anti-Russian sentiment and disinfo. Others include The Saker, The Moscow Times, Russia Insider and Russia Beyond The Headlines.

    • Hey! I still find “fake” new sites useful…just figure out WHO they are shilling for, and go from there. Factor their bias in, and filter OUT the propaganda.

      They HAVE to tell some truths…as BAIT, if nothing else. Often you can separate the “nuggets” of wisdom from the “dirt”.

      That’s basically how you play the game of “Interswebs”(sic)…hehehe…

    • Correct, Gordon and I study those sites same as we study the real media, because, as you say, once one knows how to decode and filter what they are saying, useful info can be gleaned.

    • I’ve already told you – when we investigated who runs and funds the site it was immediately clear they were a front. If this Inessa S works for them then she too, is a disinfo agent.

  4. an anything more bizarre be imagined then after a 41 minute meeting between these two…that the tRump neo-con white house under the orders of the likes of Adelson and his crowd would try to sell this as some great achievement….when the Iranian deal the best that could be hoped for here…dismissed by this same group..took years to negotiate.

    it boggles the mind the enablers in the media….that will now take over to create it all….and tRump…acting like himself at the g-7..suddenly turns presidential…while still being totally ignorant of why he is even there.

    my guess all they signed was an agreement to keep their representatives talking.