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Trump's bellicosity secures diplomatic coup - for now

On the other hand, the winner may be Kim Jong Un - who used his nuclear programme to secure proof of his power and talks with US

Mr Trump is known for his surprise announcements that have distracted attention, at least temporarily, from concern over tariffs, border walls and the growing threat to his presidency posed by a special counsel investigation.

Mr Kim has said North Korea's nuclear policy was to "blunt the American threat" and make room for focusing on the economy.

FOR the moment, at least, it appears to be a clear-cut victory - the biggest foreign policy win of his young administration. United States President Donald Trump has brought his arch-nemesis, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, a.k.a "Little Rocket Man", to the table to negotiate away his nuclear...