ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
Politics

Trump ups the ante on North Korea with state terrorist label

After conciliatory noises during Asia trip, US president reverses course

| North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump's decision on Nov. 20 to reinstate North Korea on the list of state-sponsored terrorist nations came just days after he appeared to have taken some of the heat out of his confrontation with Pyongyang during his recent trip to Asia and reduced worries that he might launch a preventive war.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more