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Pyongyang’s Playbook

5th September 2017 – The Weekly Standard

Pyongyang’s Playbook

Anthony Ruggiero

The crisis between the United States and North Korea shows no signs of abating. Indeed, Pyongyang escalated its provocations last week, firing a missile over Japan on August 29. Critics of the president cite his brash approach to Pyongyang as a factor behind North Korea’s belligerency. Some also link Trump’s tough talk about the Iran nuclear deal. Why, they ask, would North Korea want to cooperate with a White House that insists on revisiting a nuclear deal the United States struck with Iran just two years ago? more...

Analysis & Commentary

20th September 2017 – Quoted by Laurence Norman - The Wall Street Journal

North Korea, Iran Draw Suspicion Over Nuclear Cooperation

Anthony Ruggiero

President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on the international community to join forces and confront what he called the “rogue regimes” of North Korea and Iran, in his first address to the annual United Nations General Assembly. more...

20th September 2017 – Quoted by Francesco Fontemaggi - Agence France Presse

UN nuclear arms deal with the Iranian nuclear agreement

Behnam Ben Taleblu

Iran is defending its case Wednesday against the United States, tempted by a challenge to the nuclear agreement with Tehran, at the risk of a new crisis at a time when the world is trying to prevent Korea of the North to acquire the atomic weapon. more...

19th September 2017 – Quoted by Josh Elliott - CTV

Blunt, fiery POTUS speech to UN was ‘signature Trump’

David Adesnik

U.S. President Donald Trump’s speech to the United Nations was colourful, blunt and uncharacteristic of most presidents, although very characteristic of this one, experts say. more...

19th September 2017 – Quoted by Leandra Bernstein - WJLA

From fiery rhetoric to burden sharing, Washington reacts to Trump’s first UN speech

Clifford D. May

The world was watching on Tuesday morning as the "America first" president, Donald Trump, delivered his first speech to the 72nd United Nations General Assembly. more...