October 21, 2019
Nikki Haley is wrong: North Korea is not “irrational”
Kim Jong Un sees himself - correctly, in some cases - as being surrounded by threats
A few days ago the U.S. Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley publicly described Kim Jong Un as an "irrational person."As a long-time Korea watcher, I am hardly surprised by her remarks. In three decades I have frequently heard similar talk about North Korea’s supposed ‘irrationality,' often coming from people in positions of power and authority.Of course, these statements help sell a certain