FILE – In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump, speaks during the united nations General Assembly at U. N. headquarters. When Trump makes his second speech to the United Nations _ and employs the security council of the hammer for the first time _ he will be faced with the leaders of a world order he upended in the past 12 months by pulling out of the Iran deal, the embrace of Russia and alienating Western allies on trade and defense spending. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
BRIDGEWATER, N. J. – If he starts with the sequel to his stormy U. N. debut, President, Donald Trump will once again confront the dangers of North Korea’s nuclear threat, but its shadow may appear somewhat less ominous than a year ago.
Twelve months after the Trumpet stood on the pulpit of the U. N. General Assembly, and mocked North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un as ” Rocket Man,” the pressure to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula is a work in progress, although the fear of war have given way to dreams of rapprochement.
The president, whose bellicose denunciations of Pyongyang have largely given way to a hopeful notes, plans to sit down with the South Korean President, Moon Jae-in, who comes with a personal message to Trump North Korea’s Kim after their inter-Korean talks last week.