Kim Jong Un’s Quest to Make North Korea Normal Again

Kim wants sanctions eased, but will cling tight to his nuclear weapons

May 30, 2018 · 7 min read
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Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in on the north side of the military demarcation line upon meeting for the Inter-Korean Summit April 27. Photo: Pool/Getty Images

By Andy Sharp and Kanga Kong

Moments after Kim Jong Un became the first North Korean leader to cross into the south last month, he convinced his counterpart Moon Jae-in to step back with him across the border.

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