Posted on 8/10/2017, 8:00:54 AM by davikkm
We are closer to nuclear war than we have ever been since the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962. Yes, President Trump has the nuclear codes, but we are not going to war with the rogue regime in North Korea. At least, not yet. The unpredictability!
On Tuesday, President Trump said North Korea “will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen.” And even the sober and serious Washington Post opinion columnist David Ignatius had some kind words for Trump’s tough talk on North Korea.
“President Trump’s bullying style, even in dealing with trivial matters of domestic politics, obscures the extent to which he has tried to marry U.S. policy on North Korea with that of China. For the most part, he has been surprisingly successful. Beijing and Washington have mostly been aligned, as in this past weekend’s unanimous U.N. Security Council vote in favor of additional sanctions against Pyongyang to punish its continued missile tests.”
While most of the mainstream media is obsessed over the possibility of war and the uncertainty over having someone like Trump as the decisionmaker, there is a new Sheriff in town and North Korea and China should be nervous. Leak-prone National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said that a nuclear-armed North Korea was “intolerable” to Trump. Well, we are far past that. The menu of military options are being prepared.
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