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'Bloody nose' strikes and diplomatic drama: The Trump administration flipped on a respected foreign-policy expert it nominated for an ambassadorship to South Korea

The front-runner candidate and eventual nominee for US ambassador to South Korea is no longer being considered by the White House. Speculation over the decision to cancel Victor Cha's nomination follows reports that he disagreed with the National Security Council's approach to a "bloody nose" strike. Officials reportedly pushed back on the notion of an imminent strike against North Korea.
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