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Trump needs China on North Korea but he's doing it wrong

USA Today
October 2, 2017
By Max Baucus and Ryan Hass

We write from experience with top Chinese officials. Threat wars make them skeptical. Climate negotiations are a model for bringing China on board. The Trump administration has made commendable progress in narrowing North Korea’s economic and diplomatic links to the outside world. However, the president’s attempts to outsource the North Korea problem to China are not the solution. Neither is his bluster, epitomized when he tweeted Sunday that his “wonderful” secretary of state was wasting his time trying to negotiate with “Little Rocket Man.”
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