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Have Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump met their match in each other?

Will the bellicosity, unpredictability and surreal disregard for convention of Kim Jong-un and Trump cause a war – or prevent it?

30th April, 2017
Kim Jong-un

Take Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump: is it bizarre to contemplate that the two men are eerily alike? That they are playing lead roles in disturbingly similar, subjective, personalised dramas; that they share equivalent narcissistic personalities, and that both seem determined to leave their mark on the 21st century?

Not surprisingly, given the unstoppable egos at play, the theatrical is never far away. One dresses as though headed for a Halloween party; the other arrives...

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