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Will Exiting the Iran Accord Undermine a Deal With North Korea?

May 09, 2018 - The New York Times

TOKYO — In announcing his decision to exit the Iran nuclear accord, President Trump said he also wanted to send a signal about the kind of hard bargain he plans to drive with another longtime American adversary, North Korea.

The move, however, was greeted with skepticism by many analysts in Asia, who said it would instead jeopardize the goals of a planned summit meeting between Mr. Trump and North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un.

By withdrawing from the Iran deal, analysts said, Mr. ...