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U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 19, 2017. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RC15FE4DBE80
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Trump threatens North Korea at the UN. What now?

Jung Pak, senior fellow and the SK-Korea Foundation Chair in Korea Studies at Brookings Institution’s Center for East Asia Policy Studies, explains that President Trump’s remarks on North Korea in his United Nations address is likely to reinforce Kim Jong-Un’s commitment to his nuclear weapons program. Also, she says that Trump missed an opportunity to reassure his allies by not mentioning them in his speech.

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