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Editorial: North Korea-United States summit wasn’t worth it

North Korea's Kim Jong Un, third from left, shakes hands with U.S. President Donald Trump, third from right, in Singapore Tuesday, June 12. (Kevin Lim/The Straits Times/Zuma Press/TNS)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

June 13, 2018

President of the United States Donald Trump and Supreme Leader of North Korea Kim Jong Un met in the first summit meeting between the two countries on Tuesday. It was a historic meeting for that reason — and not much else. The summit was held with the intention of striking a deal for peace and co...

Diplomats hustle to prepare for still-uncertain Trump-Kim summit in Singapore

Photos released by the White House of then CIA Director Mike Pompeo, left, meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang over Easter weekend. (White House/Zuma Press/TNS)

By Eli Stokols and Tracy Wilkinson |Tribune Washington Bureau

May 30, 2018

The Trump administration moved on multiple fronts Tuesday to prepare for a possible nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore next month, as U.S. diplomats scrambled to revive the meeting that Trump had publicly scrapped last week. Most importantly, the White House said Secretary...

Editorial: Nuclear scare proves unpreparedness

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By The Pitt News Editorial Board

January 16, 2018

In less time than it takes to log into a two-factor authenticated Pitt email account, an employee of the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency caused pandemonium in the state with the click of a mouse. During a routine checkup of the state’s nuclear response system Saturday, a worker responsible f...

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