Clinton, Trump, and a Nuclear North Korea: The Two-Minute Version

September 23, 2016 3:07 AM

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On Oct. 9, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will square off in the second presidential debate. Halfway around the world, Kim Jong Un will savor the 10th anniversary of North Korea’s first nuclear test. At some point in the next four to eight years, two of these three people are likely to clash.

This month’s nuclear test by the Kim dynasty, its biggest yet, and its test of a new kind of high-powered engine for long-range rockets have brought fresh urgency to the problem of North Korea, but the standoff with the rogue regime is depressingly old: Kim tests Washington, which leans on China, wh...

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