North Korea

Who's the madman, Kim or Trump?

Who's the madman, Kim or Trump?

President Donald Trump has hurled plenty of harsh words at North Korea before, but nothing approaches his promise at the United Nations today that if forced to defend itself or its allies, the United States would “totally destroy” the country. He did not promise a military response of unprecedented size and strength, as he has before. He did not even threaten “fire and fury,” as he had in some previous, ad libbed remarks. Speaking from a prepared speech in front of leaders and diplomats from more than 100 countries, the president of the United States pledged to wipe an entire nation off the face of the Earth. Soviet Premier Nikita Kruschev’s 1956 boast that “we will bury you” left open...

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