Tillerson Threatens North Korea

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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Tillerson Threatens North Korea

by Stephen Lendman

America favors bullying over responsible diplomatic outreach, lying over truth-telling, dominance over mutual cooperation, war over peace.

Addressing Security Council members on Friday, Secretary of State Tillerson turned truth on its head, claiming years of US "well-intentioned diplomatic efforts to halt (North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile) programs have failed." 

"It is only by first dismantling them that there can be peace, stability, and economic prosperity for all of Northeast Asia."

"With each successive detonation and missile test, North Korea pushes Northeast Asia and the world closer to instability and broader conflict."

"The threat of a North Korean nuclear attack on Seoul, or Tokyo, is real. And it is likely only a matter of time before North Korea develops the capability to strike the US mainland."

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