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THE BROAD VIEW

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

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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.

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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...

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