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Why Trump will now look abroad for victories

With significant new domestic legislative measures hard to come by in a Democrat-controlled House, the US president may seek success in foreign policy matters.

For Mr Trump, next month's meeting with North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un contains much complexity around US alliances, the non-proliferation regime, and what exactly would constitute "denuclearisation" on the peninsula.

DONALD Trump's decision to back down on Friday and re-open the US government, at least temporarily, could be a pivotal point in his presidency. At the halfway point of his term, with much uncertainty over his prospects in the next two years, it may be Richard Nixon who provides historical...