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U.S. President Donald Trump and South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in at a news conference in Seoul on Nov. 7   © Reuters
Trump's Asian Visit

South Korea just got the wakeup call it needs

Trump's trade stance reminds Moon of need for serious structural reform

| South Korea

Congratulations, South Korea! You might be the biggest winner from Donald Trump's five-nation Asia tour, whether it seems that way right now or not.

Clearly, President Moon Jae-in's 50 million people are very ambivalent about the U.S president's short visit. He stayed in Seoul for barely 24 hours, spoke condescendingly to the National Assembly, trolled North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on their soil, dissed their trade priorities, did his best to avoid their cuisine, and then moved on.

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