Trump at the UN

The United Nations is a worthy place for statesmen to show their mettle. It is also a place where some leaders leave, well an impression. Khruschev banging his shoe at the UN in protest at Harold Macmillan's speech in 1960 is one such example, which led to Macmillan dryly asking if it was possible for a translation.
Today Donald Trump had his turn at the UN. In what he clearly thought was diplomatic and statesmanlike language, he threatened to destroy North Korea. So let's not be surprised if North Korea responds with further missile launches and threats.
It is vital the US had a President who uses diplomatic language, surely there must be ways of holding him to account for his behaviour, because if not, we are in trouble


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