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Deng Yuwen
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Deng Yuwen

Second time lucky: why Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un will make a real nuclear deal this time

  • Both Trump and Kim are at a critical juncture. If Trump wants to be re-elected, he needs to achieve a trade deal with China and a nuclear pact with North Korea
  • Meanwhile, Kim is desperate to save the North Korean economy from US sanctions

Illustration: Craig Stephens Illustration: Craig Stephens
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Deng Yuwen

Deng Yuwen

Deng Yuwen is an independent political commentator and international relations scholar. He is currently a visiting scholar at the University of Nottingham, and also a member of council at the Beijing Reform and Development Institute.