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As President Donald Trump continues to tango with his Democratic adversaries over the funding of the federal government, another negotiation looms. Uri Friedman reports for The Masthead this week on the upcoming second round of nuclear talks with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un. — Matt Peterson

What to Know: The Second North Korea Summit

By Uri Friedman

What We’re Watching: Donald Trump has announced that he will hold a second summit with North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un, in late February at a still-unannounced location (the odds-on favorite is Vietnam). It’s an effort to revive nuclear negotiations that have flatlined since the two leaders shook hands and signed a vague statement in Singapore last June.

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