Worries Of Rift Between Trump And South Korea Grow
Worries of rift between Trump and South Korea grow
Trump’s aides say the President has grown frustrated with South Korea
The unusual criticism of a top US partner in the region has raised concern
The testy reaction — which came hours after a mammoth nuclear test by North Korea — alarmed analysts and South Korean government leaders. It came as Trump openly weighs scrapping a US trade deal with South Korea in a bid to fulfill his populist campaign promises. The two factors combined to create the appearance of a rift between the two men at a moment of fresh crisis in the region.
Privately, Trump’s aides …