Amid speculation that North Korea may try another weapons test in coming days, the US military has sent a naval strike group towards the Korean Peninsula in a tactical capacity to maintain readiness in the region.
“The number one threat in the region continues to be North Korea, due to its reckless, irresponsible and destabilising programme of missile tests and pursuit of a nuclear weapons capability,” ~ US Pacific Command spokesman Dave Benham
President Trump has said the US is prepared to act alone to deal with the nuclear threat from North Korea, and as his missile launches against Syria last week show, not only will the US act alone, but Trump will act without congressional approval… because what does the constitution matter to this POTUS.
And, if it’s good for Trump Enterprises, it’s good for the US: Trump fired 59 Tomahawks made by Raytheon at a cost of $90 million. Raytheon stock went up 2.1%. Trump owns shares in Raytheon.
Meanwhile in a private club somewhere in South Florida…