Kim Jong Un walks south to meet his rival: Can they deal?

Staff Writer

GOYANG, South Korea (AP) — There will be plenty to gawk at Friday when North Korean leader Kim Jong Un walks south across the world's most heavily armed border and stands face-to-face with South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Two men who seemed on the verge of war months ago will take a pleasant walk, plant a commemorative tree, inspect an honor guard and belly-up to a lavish banquet.
What's less clear is whether the rivals can make any progress on the only thing the world really cares about: North Korea's growing arsenal of nuclear weapons.
The North likely still has work to do before it perfects the finer technological points on its long-range nukes, but there's little question that it stands on the threshold of becoming what Kim says his nation already is: A nuclear weapons power...To read more, please refer to our print or online edition