The Trump administration remains committed to the “complete, verifiable and irreversible” dismantling of North Korea’s nuclear weapons program, even though its efforts have so far been unsuccessful. The U.S. should begin to consider its options in the event North Korea decides to keep its nuclear weapons.
When the U.S.-China trade war began, a number of countries expected to emerge as winners. After all, if Beijing and Washington imposed tariffs on each other’s goods, it would open new markets for other countries not directly involved in the fray. But now the escalating trade war is making everyone anxious.