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Shaking hands with Trump gave Kim Jong-un the status boost he craves

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American leaders regularly meet with authoritarian leaders as equals, whether as partners, allies, or rivals.
The key is how those meetings affect status - and in this case, Kim Jong Un came out ahead after the summit in Singapore.
Discussing whether the US legitimized a dictator is a difficult accusation to disprove, because it's hard to measure legitimacy - it's also incredibly narcissistic on the US's part to assume we make or break foreign governments.
Status, however, is something that we can track on a hierarchical scale. It is also something very important to pariah states like...
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North Korea appears to be getting rid of its anti-American propaganda after the Trump-Kim summit

North Korea appears to be getting rid of its anti-American propaganda after the Trump-Kim summit

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SEOUL - In the wake of Kim Jong Un's summit with US President Donald Trump, anti-American souvenirs once sold on the North Korean side of the Demilitarized Zone have disappeared from gift shop shelves, Western tour operators say.
Among more generic gifts like ginseng, a North Korean shop on the tourist route to the fortified border between the two Koreas usually sold stamps, postcards and other souvenirs attacking the United States. See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: Why the North Korea summit mattered even if it was 'mostly a photo op' See Also: Canada could...
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