Guam chief glad Trump 'locked and loaded' for North Korea
Guam chief glad Trump 'locked and loaded' for North Korea
US officials Confrontation with North Korea not imminent
16 August, 2017, 06:14
Guam, a USA territory in the Pacific, has emerged as a major security issue following North Korea's threats to fire missiles near Guam, home to U.S. air and naval base.
Mattis said that the U.S. military would be able to determine "within moments" after launch whether or not a North Korean missile was headed for United States territory, including Guam.
Kim said he would "watch a little more the foolish and stupid conduct of the Yankees" before executing any order.
His remarks can also be taken to mean that Washington has set the North's new nuclear test and launch of medium- and long-range ballistic missiles as the red line for launching military action.
Located right next to Guam is the Northern Mariana Islands.
This seems like a pretty clear win for the Trump administration which rallied the world against North Korea at the United Nations, got China to step up economic pressure and also, it seems, made clear to Kim Jong Un that firing missiles in our direction would be extremely hazardous to the continuation of his regime.
He told Express.co.uk: "If what the U.S. did was to bring down the regime in North Korea there would be the question of who would replace it and who would pay for creating a North Korea that was more linked to the West, more linked to China, less isolationist - that would be very expensive".
"I just wanted to pay my respect", Trump said to Calvo over the phone.
Moon in a speech Tuesday also said resolving the North Korean threat could begin with freezing its nuclear weapons program.
Trump raised alarm around the world - and particularly in Asia - by warning that North Korea would face "fire and fury like the world has never seen" if it were to keep threatening the US.
US officials have in recent days played down the risk of an imminent conflict while stressing their preparedness to respond militarily to any attack from North Korea.
While leaders discuss how much of a threat North Korea is, people are doing everything from showing skepticism of an attack to looking for details about how to protect themselves.
The top Pentagon official said the USA could assess "within moments" whether a missile was sacked from North Korea and that "we will take it out" in that situation. But its comments appeared to signal a path to defuse the crisis by saying Kim would watch US conduct before giving his orders. "If they fire at the USA, that could escalate into war very quickly".
Trump's comments came as relations between the U.S. and North Korea deteriorated further after the U.S. Security Council stepped up sanctions against the isolated country, while North Korea announced it had successfully manufactured a miniaturized warhead that could fit inside a missile.
"So, with all of the criticism over there ..., we need a president like you", Calvo said.
The president's public comments "undermine anyone in Pyongyang who's interested in seeing if there's something to be gained in a dialogue with the United States", he said.
"If the United States has a robust missile defense system, then any attack by North Korea would be blunted before the missiles impacted, that may have a very positive effect on North Korean behavior", he said. Neither South Korea nor Japan, two potential North Korean targets in the region, have changed their emergency-readiness status.
Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said that the U.S.is "seeking a peaceful resolution to the crisis".
North Korea's leader ordered that the army should always be fire-ready should he make a decision for action, the report said.
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He said that he will discuss military options if the " diplomatic and economic pressurization campaign " fails. It would then be up to leader Kim Jong-un as to when to fire the missiles-during the exercises, conceivably.
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