Activists seeking the abolition of nuclear weapons wear masks of US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as they pose with a mock missile, during demonstrations in front of the North Korean embassy in Berlin on September 13. Photo: AFP

Will the Trump-Kim war of words go nuclear or lead to talks?

Andrew Sheng hopes common sense will prevail in an era of asymmetric warfare, which highlights the limits of a unipolar order. But meanwhile, market speculators may be responding in the correct way to long-term uncertainty

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Activists seeking the abolition of nuclear weapons wear masks of US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as they pose with a mock missile, during demonstrations in front of the North Korean embassy in Berlin on September 13. Photo: AFP
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