View Poll Results: What is the best course of action in dealing with North Korea?

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  • Full scale preemptive military strike

    4 28.57%
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    0 0%
  • Appeasement in the form of recognition and aid

    1 7.14%
  • Strategic Patience - Neither negotiation nor military action

    9 64.29%
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Thread: The Korean Dilemma

  1. #706
    Former Staff Senior Contributor Ironduke's Avatar
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    02 Aug 03

    Trump pulls out of North Korea summit

    US President Donald Trump has cancelled a planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

    He said he had made the decision based on the "tremendous anger and open hostility" in a recent North Korean statement.

    Mr Trump said it would be "inappropriate" to hold the summit as scheduled in Singapore on 12 June.

    In a letter to Mr Kim, he said he was very much looking forward to meeting him "some day".
    Last edited by Ironduke; Yesterday at 15:05.
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    Quote Originally Posted by astralis View Post
    snapper, wrong thread?
    Yes. My apologies.

    Trumpkin has apparently pulled out of the Kim meeting.

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    Turbanator Senior Contributor Double Edge's Avatar
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    11 Sep 10
    Quote Originally Posted by astralis View Post
    aannnnd there goes the meeting.
    It could be postponed, never say never

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    Lei Feng Protege
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    looks like The Only Chess Player in the Room forgot to inform his SK ally beforehand.

    "“We are attempting to make sense of what, precisely, President Trump means,” South Korean presidential spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom said in a statement shortly after the news broke...South Korean President Moon Jae-in said that he was “very perplexed and sorry” that the summit had been canceled, according to South Korea's Yonhap news agency."
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