Someone with global stature, such as Angela Merkel, could act as a kind of political psychiatrist doing couples counselling for Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. Illustration: Craig Stephens

Defusing the Korean nuclear crisis may be just the job for Germany’s Angela Merkel

Tom Plate says with Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un locked in a war of words, escalating tensions, Beijing appears ready to welcome the involvement of a respected state leader who can give diplomacy another chance

Topic |   North Korea nuclear crisis

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Someone with global stature, such as Angela Merkel, could act as a kind of political psychiatrist doing couples counselling for Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. Illustration: Craig Stephens
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