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Donald Trump Is Less Predictable Than Kim Jong Un

Jun 30, 2017 | 32 videos
Video by The Atlantic

The relationship between the United States and North Korea has reached a boiling point. In this short video, Atlantic National Correspondent Mark Bowden argues that President Trump’s unpredictability is more concerning than Kim Jong Un’s cruelty. “Trump is by far more likely to do something dangerously unexpected,” says Bowden. “In a nuclear environment, surprise can be deadly.”

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Author: Mark Bowden

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