Trump-Kim Nuclear Summit Praised, but Big Questions Loom

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The summit between President Trump and Kim Jong-un was historic in that it presented a potent optic of peace and diplomacy between two leaders who’d traded nuclear threats just a year ago. But the meeting also produced more questions than answers, with the big one being: Will the North Korean dictator actually follow through on denuclearizing?

Uncertainty on the issue loomed especially large Tuesday morning in Washington, where long-time North Korea watchers are all too aware that Mr. Kim’s father Kim Jong-il explicitly committed back in 2005 to “abandoning all nuclear weapons and existing nuclear programs,” only to renege on …

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