The term, by NK News count, has come up more than 200 times over the past 20 years in contexts ranging from United Nations sanctions imposed after the North's first nuclear test in 2006 to revelations of the North's lucrative drug and counterfeit-money industries.
Assuming he follows through on his travel plans, U.S. President Donald Trump's upcoming visits to Vietnam, the Philippines, and possibly China will shine a potentially unforgiving spotlight on his administration's approach toward Asia and appetite for a continued regional leadership role.
North Korea has yet to fully test elements of the ICBM, such as re-entry technology and the ability to stabilize a missile in flight, but Dunford said those are "engineering solutions that will be developed over time".
If incited, the United States would likely launch a major attack - with aerial and cyber attacks - with a goal of disabling or destroying North Korea's military infrastructure, the report said.
"If we implement this option, I can tell you that it would be very devastating for North Korea, which would be destructive for North Korea if we had to choose a military option".
North Korea has dismissed Trump's threat to destroy it, saying it would "surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged U.S. dotard with fire". "The peace and prosperity of the Korean Peninsula is the supreme duty that the Constitution confers upon the president, and this is a duty from which the president can not be exempted", Moon said during his address, reconfirming that a determination to preserve peace on the Korean Peninsula as his overriding priority.
For context, a nuclear blast at an altitude of 60 miles will affect a 700-mile radius which ups the ante significantly should the North decide to follow through on threats to exercise their military muscle in response to abrasive rhetoric from Donald Trump and increased global pressure on Pyongyang. That move is complying with the U.N.'s decision to increase sanctions in early September. As The Post's Anna Fifield reports this week, North Korean government officials have quietly reached out to GOP analysts in Washingtonhoping to decode the commander in chief's brash strategy and messages.
Modi also invited Trump's daughter Ivanka to lead the United States delegation to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit scheduled to be held in Hyderabad in November. But Chun said those lines could easily blur if world leaders thought North Korea was provoked.
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