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North Korean media broadcast a classic, awkward Trump handshake

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Trump mixed up a salute and a handshake during the Singapore summit.
The scene made it to North Korean media, which generally showed him in a good light.
President Donald Trump's handshake adventures have become a special feature of his diplomatic outings, and North Korean state TV broadcast an especially awkward one after the Singapore summit.
Over a typically ultra-emphatic North Korean narration and score, the country's main state propaganda broadcaster showed scenes from Trump and Kim Jong Un's meeting in Singapore, which generally showed Trump in a decent light. See the rest of the...
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Trump is set for embarrassment or glory on North Korea - but if Kim crosses him, all hell could break loose

Trump is set for embarrassment or glory on North Korea - but if Kim crosses him, all hell could break loose

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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President Donald Trump has put his personal legacy on the line by meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
If history is any indication, any perceived slight from Pyongyang could cause a potentially violent meltdown.
Trump harshly responds to perceived betrayals, as he recently did with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
If North Korea doesn't keep its nuclear promises, it could evoke a very harsh reaction from Trump who has repeatedly vouched for Kim.
President Donald Trump has put his personal legacy on the line in meeting with North Korean leader Kim...
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Trump emerges as a star in North Korean propaganda after the summit with Kim Jong Un

Trump emerges as a star in North Korean propaganda after the summit with Kim Jong Un

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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North Koreans are getting a new look at U.S. President Donald Trump now that his summit with leader Kim Jong Un is over and it's a far cry from the "dotard" label their government slapped on him last year.
The state media's representation of the summit and Trump is extremely important because it gives the North Korean population, which has only limited access to other news sources, an idea not just of what's going on but also of how the government expects them to respond.
The post-summit transformation of North Korea's official version of Trump...
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