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Harry Kazianis: President Xi Is ‘Playing with Fire’ If He Thinks He Can Use N. Korea as Leverage on Trade
Fox News Channel (FNC)

Name: Fox News Channel (FNC)


Fox and Friends

Name: Fox and Friends


Griff Jenkins

Name: Griff Jenkins

Employment: Fox News

Position: Correspondent

, Harry Kazianis

Name: Harry Kazianis

Employment: Center for the National Interest

Position: Director of Defense Studies

Event location
Washington, D.C.

Name: Washington, D.C.


Not online media
08/25/2018 07:21 am
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JENKINS President Trump taking ░░░░░░░░ stand over North Korea ░░░░░░░░ slow move to de ░░░░░░░░ He said I have ░░░░░░░░ Secretary of State Mike ░░░░░░░░ not to go to ░░░░░░░░ Korea at this time ░░░░░░░░ I feel we are ░░░░░░░░ making sufficient progress with ░░░░░░░░ to the denuclearization of ░░░░░░░░ Korean peninsula Here to ░░░░░░░░ the one and only ░░░░░░░░ Director at the Center ░░░░░░░░ the National Interest Harry ░░░░░░░░ Good morning happy Saturday ░░░░░░░░ you KAZIANIS Good morning ░░░░░░░░ Why are we seeing ░░░░░░░░ about face KAZIANIS Quite ░░░░░░░░ I think President Trump ░░░░░░░░ angry If you look ░░░░░░░░ he conducts foreign policy ░░░░░░░░ does it very differently ░░░░░░░░ anybody else who has ░░░░░░░░ in the Oval Office ░░░░░░░░ takes very personal stands ░░░░░░░░ he tries to work ░░░░░░░░ with leaders to try ░░░░░░░░ achieve that America First ░░░░░░░░ He has personally reached ░░░░░░░░ to Kim Jong un ░░░░░░░░ say look if you ░░░░░░░░ willing to denuclearize if ░░░░░░░░ are willing to give ░░░░░░░░ your nuclear weapons the ░░░░░░░░ could be yours Think ░░░░░░░░ what the President did ░░░░░░░░ brought Kim Jong un ░░░░░░░░ Singapore One of those ░░░░░░░░ vibrant parts of the ░░░░░░░░ to show him what ░░░░░░░░ future of North Korea ░░░░░░░░ be Still this day ░░░░░░░░ s been the United ░░░░░░░░ that s taken on ░░░░░░░░ of the initiatives and ░░░░░░░░ Korea to be quite ░░░░░░░░ with you has done ░░░░░░░░ little JENSKINS Read between ░░░░░░░░ lines for us Harry ░░░░░░░░ are dialed into this ░░░░░░░░ just Thursday Secretary Pompeo ░░░░░░░░ he s taking new ░░░░░░░░ to North Korea over ░░░░░░░░ and then we get ░░░░░░░░ news the President says ░░░░░░░░ not going to happen ░░░░░░░░ What are we missing ░░░░░░░░ happened that changed this ░░░░░░░░ it that Chairman Kim ░░░░░░░░ isn t as sincere ░░░░░░░░ he once was on ░░░░░░░░ denuclearization KAZIANIS Here s ░░░░░░░░ thing We can t ░░░░░░░░ Mike Pompeo for a ░░░░░░░░ time to North Korea ░░░░░░░░ there is going to ░░░░░░░░ no progress And I ░░░░░░░░ making an educated guess ░░░░░░░░ I have a feeling ░░░░░░░░ North Koreans indicated to ░░░░░░░░ President that Kim Jong ░░░░░░░░ was not going to ░░░░░░░░ with Mike Pompeo That ░░░░░░░░ what happened with the ░░░░░░░░ visit There is really ░░░░░░░░ reason to send the ░░░░░░░░ of State again to ░░░░░░░░ Korea if there is ░░░░░░░░ to be no progress ░░░░░░░░ especially if the North ░░░░░░░░ are going to get ░░░░░░░░ like they did the ░░░░░░░░ time and start issuing ░░░░░░░░ statements that the talks ░░░░░░░░ not working we are ░░░░░░░░ sincere when we are ░░░░░░░░ ones that sent Mike ░░░░░░░░ three times Had a ░░░░░░░░ with Kim Jong un ░░░░░░░░ military exercises This President ░░░░░░░░ bent over backwards to ░░░░░░░░ to make this work ░░░░░░░░ you know there is ░░░░░░░░ there JENKINS Harry what ░░░░░░░░ does China play in ░░░░░░░░ How much of a ░░░░░░░░ are they KAZIANIS China ░░░░░░░░ a huge role in ░░░░░░░░ of this The Chinese ░░░░░░░░ now are obviously very ░░░░░░░░ over our trade stance ░░░░░░░░ President Trump is doing ░░░░░░░░ right thing there But ░░░░░░░░ Xi Jinping understands is ░░░░░░░░ Korea could be his ░░░░░░░░ pun intended trump card ░░░░░░░░ understands that using North ░░░░░░░░ as leverage could be ░░░░░░░░ way to get the ░░░░░░░░ States to back off ░░░░░░░░ its trade demands I ░░░░░░░░ say to Xi Jinping ░░░░░░░░ you are playing with ░░░░░░░░ there I think that ░░░░░░░░ going to harden the ░░░░░░░░ s stance and push ░░░░░░░░ much more aggressively to ░░░░░░░░ those tariffs on China ░░░░░░░░ prove that China essentially ░░░░░░░░ a bad actor JENKINS ░░░░░░░░ Kazianis only you give ░░░░░░░░ the inside scoop on ░░░░░░░░ a big development there ░░░░░░░░ will see the Atomic ░░░░░░░░ saying they have grave ░░░░░░░░ This is certainly not ░░░░░░░░ perhaps in the right ░░░░░░░░ at the moment We ░░░░░░░░ see if the President ░░░░░░░░ strategy works out.”
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