12 Aug '17, 3am

Explaining Trump's 'fight tonight' retweet - Pacific

Explaining Trump's 'fight tonight' retweet - Pacific

U.S. tensions with North Korea took another turn Friday morning when President Donald Trump opted to again highlight the threat the U.S. military could pose to Pyongyang, tweeting that "military solutions are now fully in place" and "locked and loaded" should North Korea "act unwisely." But his next act on Twitter suggests that despite the bellicose rhetoric, the Pentagon is not on the brink of war. Trump retweeted a message from U.S. Pacific Command that said supersonic B-1B bombers on Guam were "ready to fulfill USFK's #FightTonight mission if called upon to do so." <element> That message, including the dramatic hashtag, may sound ominous to the uninitiated. But combined with comments Thursday from Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and decades of history between North Korea and the United States, it suggests that while the present situation between Pyongyang and Washington is...

Full article: https://www.stripes.com/news/pacific/explaining-trump-s-f...

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Maintaining Fight Tonight Readiness

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Chinese president urges both sides to avoid words or actions that could worsen the situation

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stripes.com 12 Aug '17, 11am

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stripes.com 11 Aug '17, 2pm

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airforcetimes.com 12 Aug '17, 2pm

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