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About those “Beautiful Letters”

Posted in Britain, Contemporary economics

One consequence of government by bluster and contempt is that, even when Donald Trump is right, the president is unable to make the case for his policies.  Take those “beautiful letters” he keeps getting from Kim Jong Un, leader of North Korea. The editor of a new book of essays outlines the logic that Trump has failed to present. North Korea: Peace? Nuclear War? (Mosavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, 2019 ), edited by William Overholt, contains eighteen essays by leading Korea specialists, including one by China’s foremost expert on Korean affairs and another by former US ambassador to Korea