Trump’s latest threat to Kim Jong Un reminds us all that we are a hair’s breadth from nuclear war

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President Donald Trump issued a strange and threatening ultimatum to Kim Jong Un on Thursday.
It was in response to North Korea complaining about US demands for them to denuclearize.
Trump essentially compared North Korea to Libya, and told Kim that he could either denuclearize his country or face war with the US.
North Korea recently flipped on the US by bashing Trump’s administration and its policies, and Trump has gone back to hawkish rhetoric just as fast.
The episode should remind us that, as long as North Korea has nuclear weapons, we are a hair’s breadth from nuclear war. 

President Donald Trump addressed a key North Korean complaint yesterday, ahead of a planned, historic summit between Trump and Kim Jong Un.

But in doing so he recalled the verbal threats that brought the world to the brink of nuclear war in 2017.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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