“One of the reasons we had the Balkan deliberations in Dayton, Ohio [an agreement that signalled the end to the civil war in Bosnia], was that no one wanted them to come to Washington and see the whole process blow up, so maybe we could do it in some out of the way place in the US or a third country.” … [Read more...] about North Korea talks: Where will Donald Trump meet Kim Jong-un?
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US-South Korean military drills, comments made by John Bolton, Mr Trump’s national security adviser, and demands for the regime to “unilaterally” give up its nuclear programme were all cited as reasons. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump blames China for North Korea’s threat to cancel face-to-face meeting
It was not immediately clear if the Spy-6 radar system was discussed. Mattis also called his South Korean opposite number, Song Young-moo, who this week called for US tactical nuclear weapons to be deployed on the Korean peninsula for the first time since 1991, as well as other strategic assets such as aircraft carriers, nuclear submarines and B-52 bombers. … [Read more...] about Trump offers to sell ‘sophisticated’ military gear to Japan and South Korea
'Weren't these the people the White House was consulting about the virus?' Hogan pondered. 'What made the briefing even more chilling was its clear, factual tone. It was a harrowing warning of an imminent national threat, and we took it seriously - at least most of us did.' … [Read more...] about Donald Trump hurled insults at South Korea’s ‘terrible people’ in front of my South Korean-born wife, Republican governor Larry Hogan reveals – and boasted about getting along with Kim Jong Un
Four months before the next US presidential election, Donald Trump’s poll numbers are in a slump. Disaffected conservatives call him incompetent and are campaigning against the Republican president, citing the upward curve of new coronavirus cases in the US, the millions of unemployed Americans, and the protests and racial tension in the wake of George Floyd’s killing. They echo Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, who says Trump’s leadership is inadequate. … [Read more...] about How incompetent is US President Donald Trump?