A look back at Asia in 2017

‘Rocketman’ vs ‘mentally deranged’

Shortly after Trump took office, North Korea conducted its first missile test for the year in mid-February. Overall, the North fired over 20 missiles, including three intercontinental ones, and conducted its sixth nuclear test in 2017. A war of words also raged between Trump and Kim, with the US leader at one point threatening to “totally destroy” North Korea.