Donald Trump's bald threats at the UN to “destroy” North Korea and dismantle the Iran nuclear deal were like nothing ever heard from the lips of a postwar US president. Can anything be done to prevent Trump’s incendiary rhetoric from becoming a dangerous reality for the world?
- Ana Palacio argues that the Iran nuclear deal can be saved, if Europe commits to implementing it as intended.
- Yasheng Huang believes that only a total economic blockade of North Korea, led by China, not half-baked US threats, will bring the Kim regime to heel.
- But Joseph Nye thinks that Trump’s chaotic leadership may turn out to be a mere historical blip.