The first meeting between President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping was intended to focus on trade and economic relations between the two countries. The agenda changed when North Korea launched a med-range missile just days before the scheduled summit in Florida. Following the test fire, the Trump administration signaled it was prepared to deal with North Korea, with or without help from China. CSIS’s Korea expert Victor Cha says that China is both a part of the solution and a part of the problem when it comes to handling the unpredictable North Korean dictator, Kim Jong-un. Cha joins Soledad O’Brien for a conversation on the growing nuclear threat, the importance of China and where the Trump administration goes from here.

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