Charles K. Armstrong, Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences at Columbia University, discussed President Trump’s diplomacy with North Korea in the Washington Post‘s March 8, 2018 article “Trump has gotten credit on North Korea. But a Kim Jong Un meeting presents an unprecedented challenge.”
“More likely it was the increasingly severe and intrusive economic sanctions that persuaded the North Koreans to come around,” Professor Armstrong said. “So I think Trump deserves some credit, but not for his threats of ‘fire and fury.’ ”
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