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The Pentagon Is Afraid to Give Trump Its Military Plans for North Korea: Report

Officials fear things could "escalate catastrophically." The Trump White House is demanding that the Department of Defense give them detailed plans about military options for North Korea — but Pentagon officials are reportedly reluctant to deliver because they fear the president will use them. The New York Times reports that Pentagon officials are “worried that the White House is moving too hastily toward military action on the Korean Peninsula that could escalate catastrophically” and that “giving the president too many options… could increase the odds that he will act.
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