09 Aug '17, 6pm

SecDef Mattis warns North Korea its regime would be destroyed in conflict with US

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned North Korea on Wednesday against taking actions that would force the United States to use its military power to destroy them after its regime threatened to attack the U.S. territory of Guam. North Korea “should cease any consideration of actions that would lead to the end of its regime and the destruction of its people,” Mattis said in a sharply worded response released Wednesday afternoon by the Pentagon. North Korea said Wednesday morning that it was considering plans to strike Guam with ballistic missiles. The threat to Guam, where Andersen Air Force Base is a key to U.S. operations in the Pacific Ocean, followed President Donald Trump’s televised warning Tuesday that future North Korean provocations would “be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen.” In Mattis’ statement, he urged North Korea to abandon its ...

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