Trump-Kim summit

Trump-Kim summit: Peace dividend for Koreans - bigger clout in North-east Asia

The people of North and South Korea would be the most obvious winners of a successful Trump-Kim summit, while Japan would be the biggest loser.

Many things could still go wrong, but it is time to start asking what happens if it all goes right.

What if the Trump-Kim summit starts a process which leads quite quickly to real outcomes? What would that mean for the rest of us in Asia?

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 11, 2018, with the headline 'Peace dividend for Koreans: Bigger clout in North-east Asia'. Print Edition | Subscribe