North Korea is back at their tactics again. In case you missed it or it’s unclear what happened, we did a little research to present you with some quick facts;
- Us officials confirmed that North Korea fired a missile into the Sea of Japan.
- The missile launch was detected at 11:42 am Hawaii Time.
- The missile was tracked until it landed in the Sea of Japan at 11:51 am Hawaii Time.
- Officials say the missile traveled 34 miles.
- Officials identified the missile as a SCUD which is liquid based.
- The launch was classified as an “in-flight failure.”
- It was determined that the launch did not pose a threat to North America.
What are our options?
What else is there left to try? Three previous presidents have been unsuccessful in their attempts to rid them of their nuclear weapons and it’s also proven to be ineffective for the US to use China as leverage. Beijing doesn’t believe in “cutting” North Korea of from food and fuel. At the end of the day, China’s loyalty is with North Korea. Retired 4-Star General Jack Keane feels like the US should strike —first.
“We’re rapidly and dangerously heading towards the reality that the military option is the only one left when it comes to getting North Korea to denuclearize and not weaponized [intercontinental ballistic missiles],” said retired four-star Gen. Jack Keane.