The Debate

Dangerous brinksmanship? Trump, North Korea and China

What if North Korea really is spinning out of control? Pyongyang seems to be threatening nuclear war as Donald Trump brags about the armada dispatched to the East China Sea. The rhetoric seems so far from what’s in either party’s interest that it’s tempting to dismiss it as mere playground taunts. But China isn’t laughing it off. So how should we view Washington’s way of handling of North Korea and China? Will it be win-win all around or does it all risk going horribly wrong?


Produced by Charles WENTE, François WIBAUX and Laure FOURQUET.

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