The North Korea crisis deepens tonight after Donald Trump summoned his key military generals and the senior members of the National Security Council top-level briefing on Kim Jong-un. Donald Trump’s North Korea meeting was held the meeting in the situation room in the White House where US Presidents traditionally hold “war councils” at times of conflict. The most senior US general recently told

the American army to “stand ready” for war with North Korea. General James ‘Mad dog’ Mattis warned it is impossible to tell what the future holds for the crisis, but urged US troops to be prepared for a confrontation with Kim Jong-un. He said while Donald Trump is committed to finding a diplomatic solution, the US Army must “stand ready” to fight. The move comes after North Korea issued its latest warning to the USA which described Mr Trump as a “lunatic” and said he needed to be prepared for “total destruction”. READ MORE