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Is Trump's coziness with autocrats part of larger strategy?

Clip: 07/01/2019 | 10m 9s

President Trump has become the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in North Korea, joining the country’s leader, Kim Jong Un, for a meeting, smiles and a handshake. Trump argues that his personal relationships with autocrats and the leaders of traditional American adversaries strengthen U.S. leverage. But do they? John Yang reports and William Brangham talks to Amb. William Burns.

Aired: 07/01/19

Expired: 07/31/19

Rating: NR

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