Australian news, and some related international items

Trump administration contemplates ‘direct military action’ against North Korea

exclamation-White House ‘considers direct military action’ to counter North Korean nuclear threat North Korea threatens to ‘mercilessly foil the nuclear war racket of the aggressors with its treasured nuclear sword’, Independent, 2Mar 17 Samuel Osborne @SamuelOsborne93   , An internal White House review of strategy on North Korea reportedly includes the possibility of direct military action or regime change to counter the hermit kingdom’s nuclear threat.

Deputy national security adviser K T McFarland held a meeting with other officials ot discuss the US response to a fresh series of provocations from the North, the Wall Street Journal reports.

        Mr McFarland requested for all options to completely overhaul American foreign policy towards Pyongyang, including for the country to recognise North Korea as a nuclear state and the possibility of a direct conflict.The proposals are now being vetted prior to review by President

Donald Trump

        It comes as South Korea and the US agreed last week to strengthen cooperation on financial sanctions against North Korea after Pyongyang’s latest ballistic missile test last month……..


March 3, 2017 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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