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Both Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un want to bring something that looks good back to their respective home audience. But the likely outcome will lack real substance.
North Korea’s political management system of carrots and sticks has enabled the regime to survive for 66 years.
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Last week’s election result is a major milestone in the racial politics of Malaysia. They point to a mature democracy based on the rule of law.
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