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North Korean Nuclear Crisis Will Resume After Olympics

By David Ignatius

WASHINGTON — Sometimes diplomacy is the art of going in two directions at once, and the Trump administration seems to have chosen that sweet spot of ambiguity, for now, in managing its continuing confrontation with North Korea.
President Trump has paused his “Little Rocket Man” rhetoric and boasts about the size of his own nuclear button. He’s insisting this week that talk of a U.S. military strike (which he had encouraged) is “completely wrong,” and calling for discussions with North Korea “under the right circumstances.”
A fragile detente seems to have begun. North Korea hasn’t tested… …read more

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