Trump now in word and deed has shown he really means business.
It is not the time for Seoul to be worried about the malnourished classes in the North, but instead to focus on how to protect its 50 million citizens, who are held hostage by North Korea’s nuclear threats.
This power play would be tolerable if it were a matter of selling an office high-rise, but at the moment, the danger of a fatal mistake grows daily.
For [Trump], generalized patriotic selfishness is a guarantee for peace.
This climate skeptic is not defending the interests of the American people any more than Kim Jong Un is defending the interests of his citizens.
Given that the rhetoric of the “Axis of Evil” of Bush and the “Strategic Patience” of Obama weren’t effective in resolving the situation on the Korean peninsula, it is unlikely the “Fire and Fury” of Trump will resolve it either.
North Korea remains stubborn ... If it remains on this path, the rest of the world should respond by deepening North Korea's isolation.
We face the very real prospect of a nuclear war triggered by an addled Twitter feed and North Korea’s equally preposterous propaganda arm.
Bluster man loves the ratings, the big fat screaming headlines. And there's his raving populist base which demands the red-nostrilled threats and which he has to cater to.
Most European governments are already discounting the importance of the U.S. in international affairs. Increasingly, they see Trump as a symptom of the declining significance of the U.S. as an international player, rather than the disease itself.