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%
  • Limited preemptive military strike

    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

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    Source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-44242558

    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".
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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. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-44242558

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    Quote Originally Posted by astralis View Post
    aannnnd there goes the meeting.
    It could be postponed, never say never

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

    https://news.vice.com/en_us/article/...to-kim-jong-un

    "“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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