- On Tuesday, North Korea conducted yet another ballistic missile test
- Jonathan Cristol: Since North Korea is a close ally of China, this will make Trump's meeting with Xi Jinping more acrimonious
Jonathan Cristol is a fellow at the World Policy Institute and a senior fellow at the Center for Civic Engagement at Bard College. You can follow him @jonathancristol. The views expressed in this commentary are his own.
(CNN)On Tuesday, North Korea conducted its fourth ballistic missile test this year. It fired a land-based scud missile, which traveled 32 miles before crashing into waters east of the Korean peninsula.