Early Monday morning, North Korea launched four more missiles; three of which landed in the Sea of Japan. They come just before joint military exercises are scheduled to begin between the United States and South Korea.
China expressed its ‘dismay’ and opposes the launches. Russia said it was “seriously worried.” Japan called it a ‘new threat.’ There was no response from Trump, who was once again partying at Mar-a-Lago in Florida.
South Korea expressed extreme concern.
“South Korea strongly condemns North Korea’s missile launch today as a direct challenge and grave provocation despite warnings by the international community,” Hwang Kyo-ahn, the prime minister who is acting president, said during an emergency meeting of the national security council. “North Korea’s nuclear missile provocation is a real and imminent threat against the lives and safety of South Koreans.”
Did Trump immediately contact our allies in the region? Did he contact the President of China? What did he do other than eat unhealthy food and attempt to impress the other guests at his resort?
Some of the American people elected a man with no knowledge and no experience in national security or international relations. He remains a threat to our security and world peace.
Where is Rex Tillerson? What is he doing? We know he doesn’t know what he is doing, but he should be front and center on this issue. The Secretary of State is the president’s right hand man when issues such as this arises. We have “two left hands” in control of foreign relations.
By James Turnage
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