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United States may use force in North Korea

United States may use force in North Korea
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The proposals are now being vetted prior to review by President Donald Trump. During Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s two-day summit in February...

An internal White House review of strategy on North Korea reportedly includes the possibility of direct military action or regime change to counter the hermit kingdom’s nuclear threat. Deputy national security adviser K.T. McFarland held a meeting with other officials to discuss the US response to a fresh series of provocations from the North, the Wall Street Journal reports.

.It was clear to the Japanese side that those options encompassed a US military strike on North Korea, possibly if Pyongyang appeared ready to test an ICBM.#Mr McFarland requested for all options to completely overhaul American foreign policy towards Pyongyang, including for the country to recognise North Korea as a nuclear state and the possibility of a direct conflict.

The proposals are now being vetted prior to review by President Donald Trump. During Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s two-day summit in February with Mr Trump, US officials on several occasions stated that all options were under consideration to deal with North Korea, according to a person familiar with the discussions.It was clear to the Japanese side that those options encompassed a US military strike on North Korea, possibly if Pyongyang appeared ready to test an ICBM.

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