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Trump Seals Kim Jong Un Bromance with Shoutout Despite Mega-Missile Show

Sung-Yoon Lee tells the Daily Beast about Kim Jong Un's likely intentions behind the 75th anniversary celebrations.

Let the missiles fall where they may, President Trump is still smitten by North Korea’s Kim Jong Un.


Regardless, Lee Sung-yoon at the Fletcher School of Tufts University believes another test of an intercontinental ballistic missile is going to happen—and a deal to end the nuclear program is out of the question.

“For Kim to behave and disarm would be to relegate himself to his true status as a cruel dictator presiding over a small, poor and backward kingdom,” said Lee. ”As Trump pretends the North Korean nuclear threat is over,” he argued, “Kim is showing the world who’s the boss.”

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