Top officials in the Trump administration are warning North Korea: time is running out. The threat of a North Korean nuclear attack is growing after the regime launched another missile Friday, so now the U.S. is getting ready to play hardball. In other words, the United States may be forced to launch a strike against the North’s nuclear program, to defend the U.S. and its allies with military action.

 

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told CNN this weekend she’s comfortable handing over the situation to Defense Secretary James Mattis and the Pentagon. “We have pretty much exhausted all the things we could do at the Security Council,” she said. “I’m perfectly happy kicking this over to General Mattis because he has plenty of military options.” READ MORE