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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

It’s time to take on the Iran-North Korea nuke alliance

Iran or North Korea? Which threat should America confront first?
Here’s a thought: both.
Save for the weather, North Korea would’ve tested an intercontinental ballistic missile last Thursday, at almost the same time as Iran did. It missed the date, coinciding with the anniversary of the 1953 armistice pact that ended the Korean War, likely thanks to a rain storm.
Nerveless, it tested the next day, creating a Mideast-East Asian stereo boom heard around the world.
American experts no longer think it’ll take North Korea years to be able to hit the continental United States. Most watchers now expect it sometime next year.
So President Trump has drawn the short straw. Three predecessors failed to stop the Kim regime’s nuclear and missile advances. If he wants to stop the Norks, Trump has no choice but to act — and all of his options are bad. READ MORE