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North Korea update: Does America still have diplomatic options?

Glenn Beck

What’s the latest?

President Donald Trump spoke this week at his first appearance at the U.N. General Assembly. In his big speech, Trump vowed to “totally destroy” North Korea if the hermit regime attacks the U.S. or its allies.

On Thursday, Trump issued an executive order imposing severe sanctions on North Korea. Any person or company who does business with North Korea risks having their assets frozen and losing access to the U.S. financial system, CNNMoney reported.

China is also reportedly imposing severe sanctions on North Korea.

Give me the bad news.

Japan and South Korea are on edge as North Korea continues to test missiles. Kim Jong Un launched two missiles directly over Japan in recent weeks and is threatening to test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific.

The U.S. is conducting drills near the Korean peninsula with Japanese warships in a show of solidarity as North Korea continues to threaten America and U.S. allies.

Glenn’s take:

Glenn was concerned that Trump’s remark calling Kim “rocket man” only added unnecessary fuel to the fire.

“It’s moronic and childish to name-call a president of a country that is threatening to annihilate people,” Glenn said.

The tension between North Korea and the U.S. is something of a blinking contest. The question is who will give in first.

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