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Trump-Kim Summit

US to cancel summer drills with South Korea

Trump hopes to extract concessions from North Korea on denuclearization

The U.S. is preparing to cancel annual drills that use computer simulations to prepare American and South Korean troops for a contingency on the Korean Peninsula.   © Reuters

SEOUL/BEIJING -- The U.S. is planning to cancel joint military drills with South Korea planned for August as dialogue with North Korea proceeds, hoping the move will encourage Pyongyang to make concessions on denuclearization.

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