Daily Archive: August 21, 2017

North Korea, US Playing Dangerous Game of Chicken

So far, the war between US President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un over the latter’s nuclear program has been fought only in words. But each turn of the rhetorical screw deepens the risk that, to paraphrase Winston Churchill, “jaw-jaw” could turn into “war-war”. Last month, after North Korea’s second ICBM (intercontinental ballistic missile) test of the summer, the...