American writer and academic James Petras says US President Donald Trump’s forthcoming meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is doomed to failure, because Trump has set up conditions which are totally unacceptable to North Korea.
James Petras, who has written dozens of books on international issues, made the comments in an interview with Press TV on Friday while commenting on a recent statement by Trump in which he said that “everyone thinks” he deserves the Nobel Peace Prize.
“Everyone thinks so, but I would never say it,” Trump said on Wednesday when asked by a reporter in the White House if he thinks he should win the prestigious award.
He said this after South Korea’s president, Moon Jae-in, rejected suggestions that he should win the prestigious award himself for his negotiations with North Korea, instead crediting Trump.
‘Trump deserves Nobel Prize for War’
Professor Petras said, “There’s absolutely no basis for…