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North Korea's warning a wake-up call US needs

North Korea's warning that it may reconsider the June 12 summit between its leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump did not come as a complete surprise to Korea watchers in the United States.

But it was a necessary wake-up call.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 17, 2018, with the headline 'North Korea's warning a wake-up call US needs'. Print Edition | Subscribe