The Japanese government has limited options for dealing with its bellicose neighbor.
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After his disappointing summit with Trump in Hanoi, what directio will Kim take?
Both Washington and Pyongyang are going to need to make concessions.
North Korea's young leader sees the Trump administration as presenting a unique opportunity to ensure his regime's survival
If and when the U.S. does begin to join South Korea in holding a dialogue with North Korea, Japan will have to quickly ask itself whether limiting its approach to pressure is a good idea