• Posts Tagged ‘nuclear weapons’

    War with North Korea is more likely because of Trump’s incautious words

    by  • October 1, 2017 • Foreign Policy, North Korea • 0 Comments

    A small part of me delights in President Trump’s hyperbole on North Korea. Take that, “Little Rocket Man.’’ Yeah! “Fire and fury,” “totally destroy” them – let ‘em have it. But that’s because for years I’ve read the North Korea propaganda machine in English translation as it churns out volumes about how superior they...

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    A way forward with North Korea, maybe

    by  • August 18, 2017 • Foreign Policy, North Korea • 0 Comments

    Something positive may come out of the sky-high and overblown rhetoric surrounding North Korea the past few weeks. I wouldn’t call these eventualities likely or inevitable, merely on the edge of being possible. That’s because Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson have made statements publicly that no American administration has...

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