President Trump disparages the idea of diplomatic negotiations with North Korea. He went to the United Nations and vowed to “totally destroy North Korea” (not just its military capacity). The Senate and our top commanders have been buzzing about whether a first strike order from Trump would be illegal and hence could be ignored. One element […]
The launch came despite President Trump’s warning that continued weapons testing would leave him “no choice but to totally destroy North Korea.”
Daniel L. Davis Security, Asia Avoiding war in Korea is in America’s vital national security interests. President Donald Trump threatened to “totally destroy” North Korea during his September United Nations speech, and on his current...Show More Summary
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President Trump didn’t threaten to unleash “fire and fury” or to “totally destroy” North Korea. He didn’t needle North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un by calling him “little rocket man.” Instead, during a two-day visit to South Korea’s capital, within range of North Korean artillery, Trump spoke in...
Following President Trump's United Nations' speech threats to "totally destroy" North Korea, lambasting the North's leader Kim Jong-un as "a rocket man on a suicide mission," it appears he is not the only one capable of public and aggressive...Show More Summary
Donald Trump has threatened to “totally destroy” North Korea with “fire and fury” should it cross some ambiguous tripwire. By being vague about where that tripwire lies, Trump seems to believe that his threat, coupled with harsher economic sanctions, will force Kim Jong Un to back down. But just the opposite seems to have occurred. […]
After President Trump threatened last week to “totally destroy” North Korea, the country’s foreign minister responded by claiming that the president has “declared war” and that North Korea has the right to shoot down American bombers that venture near the country’s airspace. Show More Summary
President Donald Trump's bold approach to North Korea has horrified many and raised the issue of nuclear war into everyday conversation, but the unconventional tactic may work in a roundabout way, an expert on US-China relations andShow More Summary
On 20 September, the day after President Trump presents a scenario of nuclear war in the United Nations, threatening to “totally destroy North Korea”, the “Treaty on the Prohibition on Nuclear Weapons”, opens for signature at the United Nations. Show More Summary
As President Trump taunts North Korea’s leader with schoolyard insults, the terrifying possibility is that his threat to “totally destroy” a country of 25 million people could involve the U.S. in another genocide, warns David Marks. By David Marks The…Read more ?
Trump’s threat to “totally destroy North Korea” at the United Nations this week generated concern in many corners but a round of applause from many hawks here in the United States. Former ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton,...Show More Summary
Donald Trump’s speech to the UN General Assembly underscored his intention to adopt highly confrontational policies toward both North Korea and Iran. He threatened to “totally destroy” North Korea in the event of war and re-emphasized Washington’s long-standing determination to compel Pyongyang to renounce its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. Show More Summary
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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to "totally destroy North Korea" if the U.S. is forced to defend itself or its allies against the renegade nation's nuclear weapons program, making his case in a combative debut speech to the U.N. that laid out a stark, good-vs-evil view of a globe riven by chaos and turmoil.
While addressing the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, President Donald Trump threatened to “totally destroy” North Korea. But there were notable absentees: North Korea’s U.N. delegation had walked out of the hall prior to the U.S. president’s stark warning. Related: Trump U.N....
Donald Trump gave a speech full of childishly tough talk that could have been cobbled together from his tweets. He called North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un “Rocket man” again and threatened to “totally destroy” the country. He also attacked...Show More Summary
By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley U.N. Fallout. After U.S. President Donald Trump delivered a dark, combative speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday — in which he threatened to to “totally destroy” North Korea and denounced the Iran nuclear deal as an “embarrassment” to the United States — Washington’s allies in...
With his threats to "totally destroy" North Korea, Donald Trump is playing into Pyongyang's hands by offering justification for a nuclear weapons programme it insists is for self-defence, analysts say. The US leader used his maiden speech...Show More Summary
Asian markets moved tentatively Wednesday ahead of a Federal Reserve policy decision, while geopolitical issues returned after Donald Trump threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if it threatened the US or its allies. A third successive...Show More Summary