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Who Knew Diplomacy with North Korea Was So Hard?

Author Michael Fuchs discusses how President Trump's cancellation of the summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un proves that the administration doesn't have a strategy for the nuclear-armed regime.

Just as soon as North Korea began playing hardball, Donald Trump took his toys and went home. Who knew dealing with North Korea was so hard? Well, just about everybody. Everybody except Trump, that is.

Trump’s cancellation of the 12 June summit meeting with the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un reaffirms that Trump and his team don’t have a North Korea strategy. And when you’re dealing with a nuclear-armed rogue regime like North Korea, that’s dangerous.

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