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Military solutions 'locked & loaded' against North Korea — Trump

13 Agosto 2017, 08:49 | Crisanna Felipe

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Why diplomacy with North Korea works better than ‘fire and fury

Japan has also assured its support for the island should an attack be imminent.

He later retweeted a posting from U.S. Pacific Command that showed B-1B Lancer bomber planes on Guam that "stand ready to fulfill USFK's #FightTonight mission if called upon to do so".

The current standoff does have nuclear implications, and it is these exotic scenarios that drive fears of Trump-imposed annihilation. They occupy the headlines for a few weeks and drive stockmarkets down, then they fade away.

Finally, Push for what you really want: What North Korea wants most is security. "Lock and load", Wayne declared in Sands of Iwo Jima. By playing the madman, Trump might just be able to change the behaviour of North Korea for good, and end the uncertainty. There is no Pacific fleet steaming towards the divided peninsula. "Listen to the news. It just looks like a beautiful place".

State-run China Central Television quoted Xi as telling Trump the "relevant parties must maintain restraint and avoid words and deeds that would exacerbate the tension on the Korean Peninsula".

On Friday, the Trump chundering still hadn't stopped.

Speaking at at an informal news conference at his golf resort in New Jersey, Trump said Friday that if North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attacked Guam, "he will truly regret it and he will regret it fast". He went on, apparently gleeful about the crisis at hand: "Woe betide anyone who militarily challenges the United States". The escalating threats are now "over the top" warned Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov.

Wresting diplomacy from elite control is an admittedly lofty goal, as is moving those frightened by nuclear terror to international solidarity.

Q: What do you think is going on in Pyongyang? He has no military history and, at age 70, there is evidence he is experiencing some cognitive decline.

Yes, China. Trump himself has said Beijing holds the key.

Although the impact on markets has thus far been relatively modest, a full-blown conflict, the likes of which Trump has warned of, would have a far greater impact, making a real dent on the economic figures the president has gleefully touted.

All eyes are on President Trump in the showdown with North Korea, but this is very much China's moment.

Dialogue, negotiations, and a political settlement are the fundamental ways of solving the Korean Peninsula's nuclear issue, Xi said during the call. He appears to be pursuing a carrot-and-stick approach, hoping his sharp language, contrasted with more conciliatory words from his Cabinet, will cow Kim. Rather than launching straight into a probe, USTR will merely consider whether to launch an investigation under Section 301 of the 1974 Trade Act.

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Tourism and money generated by the two US military bases and its occupants are the main sources of revenue for the territory. "It would be, in many respects, 9/11 - but times a hundred".

South Korea's presidential Blue House said in a statement on Saturday the United States and China were working to resolve the North Korea crisis.

It knows that if it is going to be taken seriously, it needs to have a credible military deterrent.

America has intercontinental ballistic missiles in tubes all over the west of the continent. "It will require being pragmatic".

Despite the tough rhetoric, Mr Trump has insisted that "nobody loves a peaceful solution better than President Trump". The report was almost certainly exaggerated, but it showed that the North Korean regime is not backing down in the face of Trump's threats. A place where his dangerous John Wayne posturing would vanish into the ether. North Korea threatened to bomb US territory Guam.

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