March 09, 2018

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un can both claim a diplomatic victory - but can they secure a real breakthrough?c

Featuring Patrick M. Cronin

Source: The Telegraph

Journalist Nicola Smith

President Donald Trump and North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, have more in common than they think.

They both love drama and they delivered it in spades on Thursday, in an extraordinary turn of events that has seen them suddenly switch from slinging juvenile insults at each other to agreeing to meet for the first US-North Korea summit in history by May.

Details of the meeting between “little rocket man” and the “mentally deranged US dotard” will be thrashed out in the coming weeks, but both can plausibly take credit for the stunning developments and both can claim a win with their domestic audiences.

Read the full article in The Telegraph.

  • Patrick M. Cronin

    Senior Advisor and Senior Director, Asia-Pacific Security Program

    Patrick M. Cronin is a Senior Advisor and Senior Director of the Asia-Pacific Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Previously, he was the Senior ...