Elizabeth N. Saunders

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This undated photo distributed Sept. 16 by the North Korean government purports to show Kim Jong Un, right, celebrating what was said to be the test launch of an intermediate-range missile. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)

On Tuesday night, in response to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s claim to have a nuclear button on his desk, President Trump tweeted, “I too have a Nuclear Button, but it is a much bigger & more powerful one than his, and my Button works!”

This is not the first time that things have gotten personal in the U.S.-North Korea standoff. Much of the rhetoric between the two leaders and media commentary about the risk of war focuses on the leadership of Trump and Kim — or “Little Rocket Man,” as Trump has called the North Korean leader.

But how much could these two singular leaders really propel us to a nuclear war?…  Seguir leyendo »