Kim summit details to be unveiled

Geraldine Edwards
February 5, 2019

"We'll be announcing the location and. the exact date it will be, it'll be end of February", Trump told reporters at the White House. "Exactly what these measures are is a matter I plan to discuss with my North Korean counterpart", Biegun said.

"Chairman Kim and I just signed a joint statement in which he reaffirmed his unwavering commitment to complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula", stated President Trump.

President Donald Trump is lashing out after top USA national security officials told Congress that North Korea is unlikely to dismantle its nuclear arsenal as promised. And, I think they really want to do something. Perhaps Intelligence should go back to school!'

"We expect our adversaries and strategic competitors to refine their capabilities and add new tactics as they learn from each other's experiences, suggesting the threat landscape could look very different in 2020 and future elections", the intelligence report said.

Coats and other officials presented an update to the Senate intelligence committee on Tuesday on their annual assessment of global threats.

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However, Trump's top intelligence officials have expressed doubt that the U.S. will ever achieve its goal of "total denuclearization".

Central Intelligence Agency director Gina Haspel also warned ISIS was still risky after Trump claimed they had been beaten.

Rejecting criticism that the Singapore declaration was vague, Biegun said that Kim has committed - both at the summit and in follow-up talks with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo - to "the dismantlement and destruction" of all plutonium and uranium sites, not only its signature Yongbyon facility.

He pledged that once North Korea was denuclearised, the United States was prepared to explore with it and other countries the best way to mobilise investment in the country.

Earlier this week, US intelligence agencies said they assess North Korea is unlikely to give up all of its WMD stockpiles, delivery systems, and production capabilities because its leaders view nuclear arms as critical to the regime's survival.

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That Trump makes public its own intelligence services (of which he is briefed every Morning) is not new.

President Donald Trump went on an unhinged Twitter storm yesterday, blasting America's intel chiefs, in the process confirming the judgment of the United States Intelligence Community (USIC) that his ignorance of national security and foreign affairs are a clear danger to the United States.

Trump a year ago pulled out of an worldwide nuclear deal with Iran put in place under his Democratic predecessor Barack Obama, saying Tehran was "not living up to the spirit" of the agreement, and re-imposed sanctions.

Ned Price, a former National Security Council official during President Barack Obama's administration, told INSIDER that a sitting USA president mocking and contradicting the intelligence community to the public is concerning. "Progress being made-big difference!" he said. "They're doing tests and we don't want to be a position where we're behind".

Trump has given the Pentagon about four months to withdraw US troops from Syria, backtracking from his abrupt December order for a pullout within 30 days. They're gone. We're defeating them all over the Middle East intelligence community says, yeah, that didn't happen.

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