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It’s the duty of the President to keep military options on the table, says Boris in Chatham House speech

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said it was “the duty” of President Donald Trump to keep the option of military action against North Korea theoretically on the table.  The Foreign Secretary was speaking at Chatham House to the foreign affairs think tank, when he gave his views on the subject of North Korea.

The Independent reported:   Asked whether Britain would support a pre-emptive strike against North Korea, and if it was time the world accepted the hermit nation as among the club of nuclear states, Mr Johnson stressed that he preferred the “productive avenue” of talks orchestrated by China.  Continue reading

Pack it in! Boris Johnson puts his foot down with North Korea

In a childish display of military might, Kim Jong-Un held a parade of missiles in the streets of Pyongyang, the capital of  North Korea.  My missiles are bigger than yours was his unsubtle message.  The response of our Foreign Secretary was measured.  Stop threatening international security and abide by UN rules, he told Kim.  Prez Trump has warned that North Korea is “looking for trouble” and ordered an aircraft carrier group to the area to highlight American concern.  China has expressed fears that “conflict could break out at any moment”, and that such a situation would bring no winners. Continue reading