Friday, March 17, 2017

U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson: ‘All Options Are On The Table When It Comes To North Korea'

Washington Post: Tillerson says ‘all options are on the table’ when it comes to North Korea

TOKYO ­— The Trump administration gave its clearest signal yet that it would consider taking military action against North Korea, as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday that “all options are on the table” to deter the threat from Pyongyang.

Tensions are running high in Northeast Asia, with North Korea making observable progress toward its goal of building a missile that could reach the U.S. mainland and China incensed over South Korea’s decision to deploy an American antimissile battery.

Tillerson’s remarks, ruling out diplomatic talks and leaving the door open to military action, will fuel fears in the region that the Trump administration is seriously considering what Washington euphemistically calls “kinetic” options.

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More News On U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson's Remarks That ‘All Options Are On The Table When It Comes To North Korea'

Tillerson: Pre-emptive force an option with NKorea -- AP
Military action against North Korea an 'option': Tillerson -- AFP
U.S. policy of 'strategic patience' with North Korea over: Tillerson -- Reuters
Tillerson: Military action against North Korea 'an option' -- BBC
Tillerson on North Korea: Military action is 'an option' -- CNN
Rex Tillerson: U.S. not ruling out military action on North Korea -- UPI
Rex Tillerson: Military Action Against North Korea Is ‘on the Table’ -- NBC
U.S. warns of military option if North Korea continues push for nuclear weapons -- L.A. Times
Military action against North Korea 'an option', warns Rex Tillerson -- The Guardian
Trump's Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says military action against North Korea an option 'on the table' -- ABC News Online
Tillerson puts military action 'on the table' over North Korea -- DW


Anonymous said...

Kim's gotta be sweating now. .facing a president eager for a justifiable war to distract from issues at home... Plus Trump understands the value of K to the Chinese. ..he might just do it if the deal doesn't come through

Jay Farquharson said...

Tillerson needed another nap.