— Fox News (@FoxNews) August 8, 2017
The newest development in the American-North Korean tit for tat of insults could the the largest the Trump administration has faced yet, as North Korea threatens to invade the United States Naval Base on Guam.
As Department of Memes covered, this newest North Korean threat comes only hours after President Donald Trump pledged to bring “fire and fury” against the country if they do not cease their hostilities and insults against the United States.
North Korea threatened to attack Guam through their state media outlet, according to NBC News, saying the plans are being seriously considered.
A spokesman for the Korean People’s Army, in a statement carried by the regime’s state-run KCNA news agency on Wednesday (local time), said it was going over “military options to form attack positions” around the U.S. territory in order to “send a stern warning” to the United States.
In another statement citing a different military spokesman, North Korea also said it could carry out a pre-emptive operation if the United States showed signs of provocation, according to Reuters.
North Korea was in the news earlier today after it was revealed the isolated nation is mass producing missiles capable of delivering a nuclear payload. It has been previously reported that the country’s missiles can reach most of the continental United States.
This new threat comes only weeks after North Korea launched what is believed to have been an ICBM without a payload into the Sea of Japan.
On the campaign trail, President Trump frequently suggested dealing with North Korea should be a problem for the Chinese government to solve. However, after meeting with the Chinese president, it appears even China is unable to reign in the rogue state.
While I greatly appreciate the efforts of President Xi & China to help with North Korea, it has not worked out. At least I know China tried!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 20, 2017
The United States of America has been involved militarily with North Korea since 1950, when the communist North Korean government invaded the South Korean government with the backing of the Chinese government as well as the Soviet Union.
In recent months China has turned its back on North Korea by siding with the United Nations and Western countries in a decision to further strangle the isolated nation with more sanctions, something President Trump celebrated on Twitter.
The United Nations Security Council just voted 15-0 to sanction North Korea. China and Russia voted with us. Very big financial impact!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 5, 2017
Many online supporters of President Trump consider the possible liberation of North Korea from its oppressive communist regime to be the only form of regime change that could be successful due to the extremely high IQ of most East Asians, including Stefan Molyneux of Freedomain Radio.