October 23, 2020

China will overshadow North Korea during Pompeo’s visit to Seoul, experts say

Pompeo treated North Korea as a top priority in recent years, but Beijing's growing power may take precedent this year

Update: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo canceled his trip to South Korea on Sunday, Oct. 4 after President Trump tested positive for COVID-19.

Just as the United States slips into election fever, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is expected travel to South Korea next week for the first time since June 2019.