Nobel Prize for Trump? Eurasia's Bremmer, Sen. Graham See a Path

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(Bloomberg) -- Eurasia Group President Ian Bremmer credited U.S. President Donald Trump’s “priority and pressure” as a key catalyst to the Koreas’ agreement Friday to pursue the denuclearization of the peninsula.

ian bremmer
@ianbremmer
I’ve been critical of Trump foreign policy missteps in past year: TPP, Paris, too many unnecessary missteps with allies to count.

But today’s historic North/South Korea breakthrough does not happen without priority & pressure from US President.

Trump deserves full credit.

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Bremmer, who is also the founder of the political-risk research and consulting firm based in New York, said the U.S. got China to step up sanctions and brought North Korea to the negotiating table. Trump, Chinese President Xi Jinping, South Korean President Moon Jae-in and the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would all get “his vote” for the Nobel Peace Prize, he said.

ian bremmer
@ianbremmer
Trump, Xi, Moon and Kim together get my vote for the Nobel Peace Prize.

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In his first tweet Friday, South Carolina Republican Senator Lindsey Graham cautioned that while the sides weren’t “there yet,” if the denuclearization were to occur, Trump would deserve the prize.

Lindsey Graham
@LindseyGrahamSC
Donald Trump convinced North Korea and China he was serious about bringing about change.

We’re not there yet, but if this happens, President Trump deserves the Nobel Peace Prize.
Washington Examiner
@dcexaminer
Trump deserves the Nobel Peace Prize for North Korea, Lindsey Graham says washex.am/2KgUlSy

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