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Chapter 4: Does Donald Trump Deserve the Nobel Peace Prize?
Does Donald Trump Deserve the Nobel Peace Prize?
Between February 2016 and November 2017, North Korea conducted 17 missile tests, many involving its nuclear capability. This raised tensions with the USA and neighbouring countries such as Japan and South Korea to dangerous levels. President Donald [Page 15]Trump made a number of provocative remarks including one in which he referred to Kim Jong-un as the ‘rocket man’. However, after the fireworks, a peace summit between the USA and North Korea was held in Singapore in June 2018. In the wake of the developments, this chapter asks if the achievement of a measure of peace is all the more trustworthy for having emerged on the back of patently self-seeking, ...