Regardless of your opinion on how Senator John McCain has handled himself since the election of President Donald Trump, there can be no doubt that when a crisis hits, he's not afraid to say what needs to be said.
During an interview n CNN's State of the Nation, he was asked about what the President and Washington need to do to deal with North Korea's escalating aggression. He said that Washington has to “make sure that Kim Jong Un knows that if he acts in an aggressive fashion, the price will be extinction.”
How much clearer can he be? And this actually echoes a lot of what President Trump has been saying. That if Kim Jong Un does not rein in his aggressive moves towards the United States and U.S. territories, there will be major trouble.
The idea that the dictator of a closed off regime can willfully make threats (for no apparent reason) of nuclear war, cannot be let alone. With each bluster, he reinforces his own delusion, and this is dangerous for all free people. Kim needs to be told in no uncertain terms that he (and even his state) will cease to exist if he keeps up this dangerous course.
Washington (CNN) Sen. John McCain on Sunday called for the United States to step up its presence around North Korea and make clear to its leader, Kim Jong Un, that aggressive acts would lead to the annihilation of his country.
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