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US-North Korea stand-off


October 11, 2017
By Saman Zulfiqar

THE current US-North Korea stand-off that can be attributed to a series of North Korea’s nuclear tests has entered a new dangerous phase with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Trump exchanging personal comments and threats of war. On July 4th, that happens to be the Independence Day of the United States, North Korea test-fired its Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM), reportedly powerful enough to reach to the US mainland. Another missile was tested on September 3, triggering a harsh response from Defense Secretary, James Mattis about the security of US and its allies.
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