2017 Yearender: Shocks and surprises

The year Kim Jong Un played with fire

Sabre-rattling between an untested North Korean leader and a new president in the White House sent shock waves across the world. Tay Hwee Peng and Lim Yong trace the key events.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 21, 2017, with the headline 'The year Kim Jong Un played with fire'. Print Edition | Subscribe