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A Trump Clash with Moon Will Let Kim Jong Un Off the Hook
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A Trump Clash with Moon Will Let Kim Jong Un Off the Hook

Michael Fuchs and Brian Harding argue that President Trump is endangering the United States' relationship with South Korea.

Authors

  • Michael Fuchs
  • Brian Harding

For decades, the threat from North Korea has posed a significant challenge to the United States.

During the first few months of President Donald Trump’s administration, Trump has struggled to define a policy approach to deal with North Korea.

In the meantime, North Korea has reminded the world how dangerous it is with repeated missile tests, its murder of American citizen Otto Warmbier, and its march towards gaining the capability to strike the continental United States with a nuclear warhead.

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Authors

Michael Fuchs

Senior Fellow

Brian Harding

Director, East and Southeast Asia