By Evan Horowitz Globe Staff June 11, 2018
Maybe it really is the dawn of a new era for the United States and North Korea. In a matter of hours, President Trump and Kim Jong Un will be shaking hands, sizing each other up, and planning for a less belligerent future.
A successful summit could be a boon for both sides. If North Korea relinquishes its nuclear weapons, the cash-starved nation would likely get economic aid, sanction-free business opportunities, and perhaps the withdrawal of US military personnel from South Korea.