By Trump's own yardstick, North Korea...

By Trump's own yardstick, North Korea pact falls flat

Jun 12, 2018 Read more: SFGate
SINGAPORE - After all the hype, all the vows to tackle what's perhaps the world's most urgent crisis, President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fell short of the kind of deal the U.S. president himself has long said is needed to settle the North's decades-long pursuit of nuclear weapons. For months, Trump has been railing against presidents past, accusing them of an inexcusable failure to solve the nuclear threat emanating from the North. On Tuesday, he patted himself on the back for signing a "comprehensive" pact with Kim paving a path toward denuclearization, but the contours appeared far weaker than even his predecessors' failed deals.

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