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Both men have startling similarities
IN many ways, the two leaders on either side of North Korea-United States missile stand-off could not be more different. In others, they are startlingly similar.
North Korea’s Kim Jong-un has just overseen his second test of an intercontinental ballistic missile, bringing much of the US mainland within reach and presenting US President Donald Trump with a crisis.
But while Pyongyang has long issued bellicose threats of nuclear war, this time it is the leader of the US who is declaring that his weapons are “locked and loaded” and promising “fire and fury like the world has never seen”.
“Trump is probably the unlikeliest president of the US you could possibly imagine, whereas Kim was the chosen heir,” says