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Should investors worry about Syria and North Korea?

John Redwood, Charles Stanley’s Chief Global Strategist, assesses the impact recent events in Syria and North Korea are likely to have on markets.

John Redwood

in Features


The aircraft carrier USS Vinson is being sent close to North Korea with a ballistic missile cruiser and two ballistic missile destroyers in attendance. The Korean peninsula sits uneasily between China and Japan, adjacent to Beijing and Tokyo. As President Xi of China and President Trump sat down to dinner last week, two different US missile destroyers were commanded to unleash 59 Tomahawk missiles against the Syrian airforce base that had undertaken the chemical weapon attack.

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