Unlike President Donald Trump’s lopsided focus on “fire and fury” toward North Korea, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis have laid out the US’s comprehensive approach to dealing with North Korea. An op-ed by Tillerson and Mattis in The Wall Street Journal stresses the US’s efforts to get the international community, especially China and the UN Security Council, on board with denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula. Equally as important to the US’s stated goal, however, are objectives the pair say they won’t pursue. “The US has no interest in regime change or accelerated reunification of Korea,” they wrote. “We do not seek an excuse to garrison US troops north of the Demilitarized Zone. We

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Unlike President Donald Trump’s lopsided focus on “fire and fury” toward North Korea, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis have laid out the US’s comprehensive approach to dealing with North Korea. An op-ed by Tillerson and Mattis in The Wall Street Journal stresses the US’s efforts to get the international community, especially China and the UN Security Council, on board with denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula. Equally as important to the US’s stated goal, however, are objectives the pair say they won’t pursue. “The US has no interest in regime change or accelerated reunification of Korea,” they wrote. “We do not seek an excuse to garrison US troops north of the Demilitarized Zone. We

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The real-world threat of a nuclear incident is growing by the day due to the recent interactions between North Korea and the United States, and North Korea’s failure to dismantle and halt progress on their state nuclear weapons program. It has now been realized that North Korea’s nuclear program has progressed faster than originally anticipated, and given their recent threats to the United States, its allies and its properties, the threat has become immediate. Several locations – Hawaii and Guam, as well as Japan and South Korea – have begun to make preparations and notify their residents of the best courses of actions to take in case an attack does occur. A nuclear incident

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The real-world threat of a nuclear incident is growing by the day due to the recent interactions between North Korea and the United States, and North Korea’s failure to dismantle and halt progress on their state nuclear weapons program. It has now been realized that North Korea’s nuclear program has progressed faster than originally anticipated, and given their recent threats to the United States, its allies and its properties, the threat has become immediate. Several locations – Hawaii and Guam, as well as Japan and South Korea – have begun to make preparations and notify their residents of the best courses of actions to take in case an attack does occur. A nuclear incident

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If North Korea follows through on its threat to fire ballistic missiles near Guam, the U.S. military probably will try to shoot them down, raising the stakes even further in a dangerous global standoff. U.S. commanders would have little time to make a critical decision about whether any inbound missiles represented a threat to Guam, home to two large military bases and about 7,000 U.S. service members. A ballistic missile would take only about 14 minutes to reach Guam from North Korea, according to Guam’s Homeland Security office. U.S. surveillance, including spy satellites, also watch North Korea’s preparations before a missile launch, giving U.S. authorities a little additional time to assess

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If North Korea follows through on its threat to fire ballistic missiles near Guam, the U.S. military probably will try to shoot them down, raising the stakes even further in a dangerous global standoff. U.S. commanders would have little time to make a critical decision about whether any inbound missiles represented a threat to Guam, home to two large military bases and about 7,000 U.S. service members. A ballistic missile would take only about 14 minutes to reach Guam from North Korea, according to Guam’s Homeland Security office. U.S. surveillance, including spy satellites, also watch North Korea’s preparations before a missile launch, giving U.S. authorities a little additional time to assess

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President Donald Trump has made it clear: if Kim Jong Un makes good on his promise to strike the U.S. territory of Guam in the Western Pacific, then the North Korean dictator is going to regret it. “He has been uttering for years, and his family has been uttering for years,” that they will attack, Trump said during a press conference Friday. “If he does anything with respect to Guam, or any place else that’s an American territory or an American ally, he will truly regret it, and he will regret it fast,” Trump said. President Trump on Kim Jong Un: "If he does anything with respect to Guam… he will

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President Donald Trump has made it clear: if Kim Jong Un makes good on his promise to strike the U.S. territory of Guam in the Western Pacific, then the North Korean dictator is going to regret it. “He has been uttering for years, and his family has been uttering for years,” that they will attack, Trump said during a press conference Friday. “If he does anything with respect to Guam, or any place else that’s an American territory or an American ally, he will truly regret it, and he will regret it fast,” Trump said. President Trump on Kim Jong Un: "If he does anything with respect to Guam… he will

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On Friday, President Donald Trump tweeted that the U.S. Military is “locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely.” North Korea had responded to U.S. threats not long before that, saying it considers the United States “no more than a lump which we can beat to a jelly any time,” according to NBC. The North Korean state-run media agency out of Pyongyang, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), said the White House contained “warmongers” who “are unaware of the fact that even a single shell dropped on the Korean Peninsula might lead to the outbreak of a new world war, a thermonuclear war.” Twitter users reacted to this strange “jelly” statement from Pyongyang.

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On Friday, President Donald Trump tweeted that the U.S. Military is “locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely.” North Korea had responded to U.S. threats not long before that, saying it considers the United States “no more than a lump which we can beat to a jelly any time,” according to NBC. The North Korean state-run media agency out of Pyongyang, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), said the White House contained “warmongers” who “are unaware of the fact that even a single shell dropped on the Korean Peninsula might lead to the outbreak of a new world war, a thermonuclear war.” Twitter users reacted to this strange “jelly” statement from Pyongyang.

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President Donald Trump has issued another warning to North Korea in an early morning tweet on Friday. “Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely,” Trump said. “Hopefully Kim Jong Un will find another path!” (Twitter) The United States’ narrative with North Korea has gone from diplomatic to commandeering the past week, as earlier the President warned of “fire and fury” should North Korea continue on its path and threaten the U.S. North Korea then threatened to bomb Guam, a U.S. territory in the Western Pacific, and it will continue to plan a strike on the U.S. territory despite warnings from both President Trump and U.S. Defense Secretary Jim

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President Donald Trump has issued another warning to North Korea in an early morning tweet on Friday. “Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely,” Trump said. “Hopefully Kim Jong Un will find another path!” (Twitter) The United States’ narrative with North Korea has gone from diplomatic to commandeering the past week, as earlier the President warned of “fire and fury” should North Korea continue on its path and threaten the U.S. North Korea then threatened to bomb Guam, a U.S. territory in the Western Pacific, and it will continue to plan a strike on the U.S. territory despite warnings from both President Trump and U.S. Defense Secretary Jim

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This is a breaking news story. President Donald Trump has issued another stern statement to North Korea – they need to “get their act together” or the country will be in trouble “like few nations have ever been,” according to the Associated Press. (Twitter) Trump told reporters Thursday he thought his statement earlier this week was not “tough enough.” “If anything, maybe that statement wasn’t tough enough,” he told reporters at his New Jersey golf club, according to CNBC. “The people of this country [the U.S.] should be very comfortable, and I will tell you this: If North Korea does anything in terms of even thinking about attack, of anybody that we

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This is a breaking news story. President Donald Trump has issued another stern statement to North Korea – they need to “get their act together” or the country will be in trouble “like few nations have ever been,” according to the Associated Press. (Twitter) Trump told reporters Thursday he thought his statement earlier this week was not “tough enough.” “If anything, maybe that statement wasn’t tough enough,” he told reporters at his New Jersey golf club, according to CNBC. “The people of this country [the U.S.] should be very comfortable, and I will tell you this: If North Korea does anything in terms of even thinking about attack, of anybody that we

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Retired US Air Force Lt. Gen. Tom McInerney told Fox News on Monday that in the event of a nuclear attack from North Korea on the US or South Korea, Pyongyang would have about 15 minutes to bask in its glory before the US flattened the country. “If he gets our full nuclear retaliatory capability, within minutes after one round going into Seoul, there will be nothing left,” McInerney told Fox’s Liz Claman on “Countdown to the Closing Bell.” “If you go to airborne alert — we used to call it ‘chrome dome’ — with nuclear weapons, and then we start building up our other forces, et cetera, he will not

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Retired US Air Force Lt. Gen. Tom McInerney told Fox News on Monday that in the event of a nuclear attack from North Korea on the US or South Korea, Pyongyang would have about 15 minutes to bask in its glory before the US flattened the country. “If he gets our full nuclear retaliatory capability, within minutes after one round going into Seoul, there will be nothing left,” McInerney told Fox’s Liz Claman on “Countdown to the Closing Bell.” “If you go to airborne alert — we used to call it ‘chrome dome’ — with nuclear weapons, and then we start building up our other forces, et cetera, he will not

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North Korea will continue to plan a strike on the U.S. territory of Guam in the Western Pacific, despite warnings from both President Donald Trump and U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. The plan to launch four intermediate-range missiles at Guam could be ready within a few days, and would be completed by mid-August, according to North Korea’s state-run media, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). “Sound dialogue is not possible with such a guy bereft of reason and only absolute force can work on him,” North Korean General Kim Rak Gyom said in a statement, referring to President Trump, according to The Guardian; Gyom added that the missiles would “envelope” the island of Guam. “The

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North Korea will continue to plan a strike on the U.S. territory of Guam in the Western Pacific, despite warnings from both President Donald Trump and U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. The plan to launch four intermediate-range missiles at Guam could be ready within a few days, and would be completed by mid-August, according to North Korea’s state-run media, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). “Sound dialogue is not possible with such a guy bereft of reason and only absolute force can work on him,” North Korean General Kim Rak Gyom said in a statement, referring to President Trump, according to The Guardian; Gyom added that the missiles would “envelope” the island of Guam. “The

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After strong words from President Donald Trump promising “fire and fury” in response to continued threats from Pyongyang, North Korea threatened to launch a nuclear-missile attack on the US military in Guam. But North Korea mentioned a specific missile, the Hwasong-12, that it has tested just once, and an expert contacted by Business Insider says hitting the US military in Guam would be easier said than done. “No one, not even the North Koreans, knows the CEP of the HS-12,” Mike Elleman, the senior fellow for missile defense at the International Institute for Strategic Studies, told Business Insider, referring to circular error probable, or the distance by which a missile can be expected to miss

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After strong words from President Donald Trump promising “fire and fury” in response to continued threats from Pyongyang, North Korea threatened to launch a nuclear-missile attack on the US military in Guam. But North Korea mentioned a specific missile, the Hwasong-12, that it has tested just once, and an expert contacted by Business Insider says hitting the US military in Guam would be easier said than done. “No one, not even the North Koreans, knows the CEP of the HS-12,” Mike Elleman, the senior fellow for missile defense at the International Institute for Strategic Studies, told Business Insider, referring to circular error probable, or the distance by which a missile can be expected to miss

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