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Trump, Kim Jong-un exchange tirade, as the former “fire, fury” threat triggered war of words

Latest Update: August 9, 2017 | 398 Views
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WASHINGTON: President of United States of America Donald Trump verbal onslaught caused North Korea leader to to express his warning to unleash a missile strike on Guam. But experts say bluster might not lead to conflict.

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Tensions on the Korean peninsula have been running high since North Korea’s two intercontinental ballistic missile tests last month and two nuclear bomb tests last year, which has lead to increased sanctions on the already isolated nation.

But despite two unpredictable nuclear-armed leaders trading barbs, most observers believe the possibility of conflict remains remote, with the North Korean leadership using its nuclear program as a bargaining chip rather than an offensive weapon.