World Ch. Schedule : FRI 22:30 KST
* Date : 2019-05-31
Ep.10 Implications of Closer U.S.-Japan Ties
▶ North Korea Sets Year-End Deadline for U.S. Summit
A pro-North Korean newspaper in Japan warned North Korea may revert to nuclear and ICBM testing, if a third North Korea-U.S. summit is not held by the end of the year. The year-end deadline was previously mentioned in Kim's address at the North's Supreme People's Assembly in April. What does the deadline signify and how will domestic U.S. politics affect future nuclear negotiations?
▶ Implications of Closer U.S.-Japan Ties
U.S. President Trump made a state visit to Japan where he sat down with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The two leaders showed off their close ties, playing golf together and watching sumo. What does stronger U.S.-Japan ties mean for stalled nuclear talks between North Korea and the U.S.? We are joined by Kim Jina, research fellow at the Korea Institute for Defense Analyses, to find out more.
▶ Student-Run Internet Radio Bridges Gap between Two Koreas
A group of South Korean university students launched an internet radio show that features an up close and personal interview with North Korean defectors. Learn how the popular program helps listeners better understand North Korean society and remove bias against defectors living in the South.