September 25, 2020

Why the failed Hanoi summit is no cause for despair

The no-deal outcome is bad news, but a return to "fire and fury" remains unlikely -- for now

We have always known that Donald Trump can bring us big surprises, but the outcome of this week's Hanoi summit once again confirmed that we are dealing with a very unusual President.

Until the very last moment, most observers expected that the summit would end with some sort of compromise.