After Trump cancels North Korea summit, Alan Dershowitz "won't second-guess our president when it comes to negotiating"

After Trump cancels North Korea summit, Alan Dershowitz "won't second-guess our president when it comes to negotiating"

Dershowitz wrote a 244-page book second-guessing Obama's negotiations with Iran 

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From the May 24 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:

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SANDRA SMITH (CO-HOST): The last line of this letter from President Trump to the North Korean dictator: "The world, and North Korea in particular, has lost a great opportunity for lasting peace and great prosperity and wealth. This missed opportunity is a truly sad moment in history." 

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ALAN DERSHOWITZ (HARVARD LAW PROFESSOR): This is playing into Donald Trump's strong suite (sic). He knows how to make a deal. He knows how to walk away from the table, he knows how to offer to come back to the table. I'm certainly not going to second guess our president when it comes to negotiating with North Korea. I don't think he had any choice. Once he heard what -- I think once he heard what the leader of North Korea said about the United States, said about our vice president, he had no choice but to walk away. But he's walked away in a conditional sense. And he said I welcome you to come back, but on my terms. And remember, we have most of the cards in this negotiation. And I think the president is playing them well. 

Related:

CNN: Trump cancels Singapore summit in letter to Kim Jong Un

Alan Dershowitz: The Case Against the Iran Deal: How Can We Now Stop Iran from Getting Nukes?

Previously:

Video: Fox News is leading the charge toward a possible nuclear war with North Korea

Fox News guest credits Trump’s tweet about his nuclear button for Korean negotiations

Fox & Friends might be all that stands between us and the nuclear apocalypse

Fox's Pete Hegseth: Kim Jong Un "probably doesn't love being the guy who has to murder his people all day long"

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