>> From fire and fury>> He knows I'm not messing around.>> To face to face talks. President Trump's stunning decision to meet Kim Jong-un is a roll of the dice on the world's stage unmatched by any other president in recent times. Tearing up decades of dogma on how to deal with nuclear armed North Korea.
Asian reporter David Brunnstrom.>> This is something that North Korea has been seeking for long time, and never managed to get from the successive US Presidents. It is actually full with risks for the US side. The question is whether or not the United States is gonna be able to come out of such a meeting with any sort of concessions from the North Koreans.
>> Naysayers argue Trump's White House is ill equipped for such an important summit. Several key diplomatic posts in the East Asian Korea offices remain unfilled. And Trump does not even have an ambassador in South Korea, key to any deal. But after months of scorching rhetoric,>> To totally destroy-
>> Some, including South Korea say, why not give personal diplomacy a chance? When all else has failed.>> The proponents of dialogue with North Korea, argue that it's much better to try to talk to Pyongyang, and think about a return to conflict. And with North Korea continuing to make progress on its nuclear program, they're keen to have talks as soon as possible.
>> Kim said, he would stop nuclear and missile tests in the lead up to the talks. But he has not agreed to give up those weapons, which he has threatened to use in a missile strike on the US. The closest parallel to Trump's big gamble. Back in 2000, when then Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright met Kim's father, to lay the ground for a visit by President Bill Clinton.
That meeting finally happened, but only after Clinton had left office.