N. Korea Will be Handled

Marie Harrington
August 3, 2017

While China has taken a few small steps in response to North Korea's nuclear missile tests, it has largely maintained normal economic relations with North Korea, despite the sanctions put in place by numerous United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Resolutions.

The intercontinental ballistic missile Hwasong-14 is seen during its test in this undated photo released by KCNA in Pyongyang. The North's program is advanced and its leadership deeply distrustful. "If thousands die, they're going to die over there, they're not going to die here and (President Donald Trump) told me that to my face".

But China can't solve the nuclear crisis on its own.

North Korea said on Saturday it had conducted another successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile that proved its ability to strike the US mainland, drawing a sharp warning from Trump and a rebuke from China.

It would roil Asia and China, perhaps with unintended consequences.

He said "Japan has put in some ideas", the USA and China "are seriously looking into this, (and) I hope that we can get it done in days".

"North Korea remains the most urgent threat to regional stability", Pacific Air Forces commander General Terrence J.

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If Trump doesn't act, it will be another sign to the North Koreans that they can do as they please with no consequences.

This gives the USA little warning if a missile or nuclear test is about to happen.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un continues to test missiles, and that is testing the worldwide community. "We'll be able to handle it". Further sanctions on the regime are expected from Washington. "They aren't related. They should not be discussed together", Qian said.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has consistently rejected the idea of regime change reiterating Tuesday that it is not the USA intention.

"(The Chinese) control more than 80 percent of the imports into North Korea so that is a very important lever they could exercise", said Gorka.

But with Pyongyang months away from realizing its goal of developing a nuclear weapon capable of reaching the United States, Trump and his military leaders are considering a more forceful approach.

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