How many quarrels, conflicts and wars, and with how many adversaries, can even the mighty United States sustain?
Whatever one may think of his diplomacy, Trump has, for now, lifted the specter of nuclear war from the Korean peninsula.
So far, a lot of bellicosity from Washington but little return for the bluster.
We give in, he keeps nukes. We attack, thousands die.
U.S. leaders continue to bluster and make threats they don’t back up.
This might get Beijing’s attention.
Reassessing the risks and rewards of the American Imperium.