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Trump-Kim Summit

North Korea summit makes Bolton and top Abe aide strange bedfellows

Trump's national security adviser shares Tokyo's distrust of Pyongyang

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo talks with national security adviser John Bolton prior to a joint news conference between President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the White House.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Standing in the halls of the White House on Thursday, the tall, bespectacled national security adviser to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe waited quietly for his boss' meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump to begin.

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