World

Kim Jong Un Plays Trump Like a Fiddle

June 12, 2018 theFAULT 0

CNN: “Kim Jong Un couldn’t have scripted his Singapore sojourn any better himself. As he toured the streets on a night-time walkabout and posed for selfies with the Singaporean foreign minister, he was treated more […]

Incompetence

Yo-Yo Diplomacy Puts World at Risk

May 29, 2018 theFAULT 0

Jeremi Suri: “The promised summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un might still happen, but Trump’s letter to Kim canceling the meeting still qualifies as shocking. It deserves a […]

World

Is Trump About to Sell Out South Korea?

March 8, 2018 theFAULT 0

Nicholas Kristof: “President Trump reportedly has accepted an invitation from Kim Jong-un for a summit in Pyongyang, North Korea’s grand capital of empty avenues. It’s … a dangerous gamble and a bad idea.” “What North Korean […]

Unhinged

The Bomb-Thrower In-Chief

September 25, 2017 theFAULT 0

The New York Times: “Over the course of just 17 hours this weekend, President Trump assailed John McCain, Chuck Schumer, Stephen Curry, the National Football League, Roger Goodell, Iran and Kim Jong-un — the ‘Little […]

Fascism

Of Mice and Strongmen

May 2, 2017 theFAULT 0

“President Donald Trump can add the name of another controversial, authoritarian leader to the list of so-called strongmen that he has praised: President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines,” ABC News reports. “Trump has also in […]