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James Stavridis

The U.S. Has Bigger Problems in Asia Than North Korea

Kim is a tactical difficulty. Holding our alliances against China is the strategic issue.
Pleased with himself.

Pleased with himself.

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Now that the shock of President Donald Trump’s decision to meet with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in May has worn off, it’s time to consider the broader strategic implications of how the U.S. can best approach Kim’s lethal regime in particular, and Asia in general.

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