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North Korea
April 19, 2018

Can Donald Trump do a deal with Kim Jong-un without selling out a key regional ally?

by
John Hemmings

The outlines of a Trump Doctrine are beginning to emerge. It is mercurial, flexible, and tactically volatile, but to paraphrase Polonius there is method to the madness.

The question is: can Trump give Kim Jong-un what he needs to make the deal? He is certainly full of surprises. We have gone from the US President threatening war on Twitter to accepting South Korean president Moon Jae-in’s Peace Olympics initiative within a few short months.

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John Hemmings

About John Hemmings

Dr. John Hemmings is the founding Director of the Asia Studies Centre at the Henry Jackson Society and an adjunct fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. His research focuses on East Asia, Japan, Korea, China, India, and their relations with the West

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