How Trump and Kim could succeed in Hanoi

There are a number of ways to make real progress with Kim Jong Un at the leaders’ second summit in Hanoi.

A major nuclear breakthrough with North Korea is a long shot this week for President Donald Trump, but there are a number of ways to make real progress with Kim Jong Un at the leaders’ second summit in Hanoi.

The two countries could agree to shutter North Korea’s plutonium and uranium enrichment plants, adopt a road map for inspections or put an end to Pyongyang’s missile tests — all of which would represent significant steps toward pulling the Korean peninsula away from a nuclear conflict.

Interviews with weapons scientists, arms control experts and former diplomats reveal some of the signs they will watch for when gauging the prospects for measured progress — along with grave warnings about the consequences of failure.

Here’s a rundown on some of the commitments the experts would like to see emerge from Hanoi:

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