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Trump Cancelled the North Korea Summit. Here’s What He Should Do Next.

24th May 2018 – Fortune Magazine

Trump Cancelled the North Korea Summit. Here’s What He Should Do Next.

Anthony Ruggiero

President Trump cancelled the June 12 summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un after saying Pyongyang’s latest statement demonstrated “tremendous anger and open hostility.” The sides were far apart on the sequencing of denuclearization, with lingering questions of whether Kim was using his father and grandfather’s playbook to delay real concessions. more...

Analysis & Commentary

25th May 2018 – CNBC

Trump should ‘keep cranking up the pressure’ on North Korea if he really wants Kim to give up his nu

David Adesnik

Visions of a Nobel Peace Prize can be very seductive. Even Jimmy Carter admitted that Donald Trump would deserve the prize if he brought peace to the Korean Peninsula. more...

24th May 2018 – Fortune Magazine

Trump Cancelled the North Korea Summit. Here’s What He Should Do Next.

Anthony Ruggiero

President Trump cancelled the June 12 summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un after saying Pyongyang’s latest statement demonstrated “tremendous anger and open hostility.” The sides were far apart on the sequencing of denuclearization, with lingering questions of whether Kim was using his father and grandfather’s playbook to delay real concessions. more...

17th May 2018 – The National Interest

In Korea, the Same Old Tricks from a Brand New Kim

Anthony Ruggiero, David Adesnik

North Korea long ago mastered the art of playing hard to get with American diplomats eager—or even desperate—to make a deal. Pyongyang’s sudden threatto cancel the June 12 summit in Singapore shows that Kim Jong-un has learned how to play the same games as his father and grandfather. more...

16th May 2018 – The Washington Times

Trump’s art of the nuclear deals

Clifford D. May

Donald Trump inherited two deadly serious national security crises, one in the Middle East, one in the Far East. Look closely and you’ll see that these crises are inseverable. more...