US President Donald Trump has a word with President Xi Jinping at the start of the first working session of the G20 meeting in Hamburg on July 7. The biggest flashpoint in US relations with a rising China is without question North Korea. Photo: AFP

Trump as JFK? How haters and the media are underestimating the US president on North Korea

Niall Ferguson says after three predecessors chose inaction, Donald Trump’s willingness to use the threat of force as North Korea escalates its nuclear programme recalls John F. Kennedy and the Cuban missile crisis

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US President Donald Trump has a word with President Xi Jinping at the start of the first working session of the G20 meeting in Hamburg on July 7. The biggest flashpoint in US relations with a rising China is without question North Korea. Photo: AFP
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