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Mike Pompeo Secretly Meets With Kim Jong Un

Secretary of State-designate Mike Pompeo pauses while speaking during the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on confirmation Thursday, April 12, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Secretary of State-designate Mike Pompeo pauses while speaking during the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on confirmation Thursday, April 12, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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With Melissa Block

CIA Director Mike Pompeo secretly met with North Korea's Kim Jong Un over Easter weekend. The meeting laid the groundwork for talks between Trump and Kim about North Korea's nuclear weapons program. We'll discuss this latest development and all of its implications.

Guests:

Katharine Moon, Professor of Asian studies and political science at Wellesley College. (@KathyHSMoon)

Shane Harris, covers intelligence and national security for The Washington Post. (@shaneharris)

From The Reading List: 

Washington Post: CIA Director Pompeo met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over Easter weekend - "CIA Director Mike Pompeo made a top-secret visit to North Korea as an envoy for President Trump to meet with Kim Jong Un, and plans for a possible summit between the two leaders are underway, Trump confirmed Wednesday."

This segment aired on April 18, 2018. The audio for this segment is not available.

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