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Fears of flying

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22.03.2018
Fears of flying

By Donald Kirk

U.S. President Donald Trump is in such hot water in Washington that his summit with Kim Jong-un, if it actually happens, will be either a distraction or a welcome relief from the pressure-cooker atmosphere at home.

The only problem is, he may be so busy fending off the investigation of special counsel Robert Mueller that he may have little chance to figure out what to say to Kim. The question is whether he can spare the time for the meeting while ducking the slings and arrows of his enemies in Washington and firing off volleys of his own.

If Trump sees Kim at all, he will be doing so against a background of catcalls and outbursts of insults the likes of which no American president has ever seen or heard. Then again, he may welcome the summit as a chance to get away from it all, to take a break in some foreign capital, leaving the mayhem in the White House for others to sort out.

But where on earth are Trump and Kim likely to meet? The Kimster has not left his native turf since taking over after his father's death on a wintry December day in 2011. The Trumpster could no doubt suggest........

© The Korea Times