Trump Gets Tough With South Korea, Goes Easier on China

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Trump Gets Tough With South Korea, Goes Easier on China

President Donald Trump’s recent criticisms of South Korea, regarding THAAD and trade, could lead to a rupture in the Seoul-Washington alliance, especially if, as expected, the liberal leaning presidential candidate Moon Jae-in wins next week’s presidential election. On Sunday, Trump’s national security adviser, H.R. McMaster seemed to play down the president’s recent demand that South Korea…