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North Korea responded to Trump's warning by firing another ballistic missile test which failed for the second time. Still, the point was made that Kim Jong Un is a lunatic and will do whatever he wants to do to remain in power.
National Security Adviser and retired Army general H.R. McMaster spoke on "Fox News Sunday" and was asked about North Korea's pursuit of a nuclearized weapon after President Trump had stated the United States will no longer be the world's policeman.
"It's an open defiance of the international community," McMaster said. "It's important for all of us to confront this regime . . . None of us can accept a North Korea with a nuclear weapon."
Trump has been critical of former administrations over their attempts at overthrowing foreign regimes by force or through financing operations. He called upon the nations of NATO to start paying their "fair share" and he threatened to resign from the alliance if they refused to kick in.
But when McMaster was asked if we have to do something ourselves regarding North Korea he said, "Well yes, we do have to do something, and so we have to do something, again, with partners in the region and globally, and that involves enforcement of the UN sanctions that are in place.
"It may mean ratcheting up those sanctions even further, and it also means being prepared for military operations if necessary," he added.
McMaster said of Mr. Trump, "The president, I think, has been masterful in terms his development of a relationship with President Xi and in the discussions that led them to the place where the United States and the Chinese understand their interests overlap."
Trump has warned us about the possibility for a "major conflict" with North Korea and he has been working on strengthening relationships with players in the region such as Japan.
In fact, when President Trump was entertaining President Xi of China at his Mar a Lago estate in Florida, and plying him with incredibly delicious chocolate cake that was out of this world, the 'Mother Of All Bombs" was dropped on an ISIS tunnel network in Afghanistan killing only 100 terrorists.
Now we are being led by a real estate mogul and reality TV show star who knows how to make deals, fire people, and set unbelievable policy and attendance records as president.
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