From the anticipated U.S.-North Korea summit to concerns of a trade war with China and others, the United States faces several foreign policy challenges with a White House national security team in transition. On this week's edition of "Plugged In with Greta Van Susteren," several experts, including retired Admiral Michael Mullen, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, discuss those challenges and what they mean for U.S. foreign policy going forward. Elizabeth Cherneff has more.
CIA Director Mike Pompeo's secret trip to North Korea puts him back in the spotlight as a close, trusted emissary and confidante of President Donald Trump, and the man chosen to lead preparations for a planned summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. VOA's Diplomatic Correspondent Cindy Saine takes a look at the top U.S. "spy" who is line to become the next top U.S. diplomat.
U.S. President Donald Trump says the much anticipated U.S.-North Korean summit will only take place if it promises to be successful. He discussed denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula with visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a meeting Wednesday in Florida. Abe urged the United States to maintain a tough stance on North Korea and insist on complete and verifiable dismantling of Pyongyang's nuclear program. VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports.