Trump has learnt a valuable lesson – it’s better to walk away from a bad deal than be too embarassed to reject it

By Dr John Hemmings

“Sometimes you have to walk”. Donald Trump’s words – spoken at an afternoon news conference in Hanoi before he boarded Air Force One for his return to Washington – were greeted with relief by some on his national security staff. While many things can be laid at the flamboyant President’s feet, negotiating naively is not one of them.

During the summit between the two nations, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, perhaps counting on the domestic pressure created by Michael Cohen’s testimony before Congress, ramped up his demands of the US side.

 

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