Trump’s Syria Strikes Strengthen Hand in North Korea Talks

Leverage gained in nuclear negotiations with Kim Jong Un

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U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria over the weekend could benefit President Donald Trump during nuclear negotiations with North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un.

Saturday’s missile attacks on Syrian chemical weapons facilities shows the world’s largest economy possesses the military and the political will to back up warnings it makes, strategists told CNBC.

That sends a message of resolve to Pyongyang, which was likely closely monitoring developments in the Arab nation, they argued.

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