04.20.18

North Korea's Back Against The Wall

Friend,

Here are a few things I thought you might want to know:

1. North Korea's Back Against The Wall

 

President Trump has established what was missing from U.S. policy toward North Korea for years: Credibility for the threat of use of force. Thanks to strong sanctions against North Korea, Kim Jong-Un's back is against the wall and it appears he's beginning to realize the weakness of his position.

Read more in my column for Fox News.

2. Leveling The Playing Field

President Trump has gotten China's attention and is working to improve access to this valuable market. I joined CNBC's Squawk Box this week to talk about these ongoing negotiations.

Watch the interview here.

3. American Pastor Wrongfully Imprisoned

American Pastor Andrew Brunson has been wrongfully imprisoned by the Turkish government since October 2016. This week, we put Turkey on notice that America will take action if Pastor Brunson is not released. 

Read more in NBC News.