• The Trump Doctrine: President's emerging foreign affairs philosophy appears surprisingly traditional

    8 days ago - By National Post

    Donald Trump was not going to take it any more from Kim Jong-Un.
    With dictator Kim's North Korea poised to carry out another nuclear or missile test earlier this month, the U.S. president responded aggressively. A naval group led by the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson was being redirected toward the Korean peninsula, he said, a potent flexing of military muscle in the face of a volatile enemy.
    The only catch, media reports later made clear, was where that carrier force actually went. For days, it in fact steamed in the opposite direction, toward a pre-arranged exercise with the Australian...
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  • U.S. May Launch Strike If North Korea Reaches for Nuclear Trigger

    U.S. May Launch Strike If North Korea Reaches for Nuclear Trigger

    8 days ago - By NBC News

    The U.S. is prepared to launch a strike with conventional weapons against North Korea should officials become convinced that North Korea is about to follow through with a nuclear weapons test, multiple senior U.S. intelligence officials told NBC News.
    North Korea has warned that a "big event" is near, and U.S. officials say signs point to a nuclear test that could come as early as this weekend.
    The intelligence officials told NBC News that the U.S. has positioned two destroyers capable of shooting Tomahawk cruise missiles in the region, one just 300 miles from the North Korean nuclear test...
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