No ‘bloody nose’ plan to strike North Korea’s nuclear weapons infrastructure: U.S. officials

Senators of both parties and a Trump administration official have denied previous open source reporting that the Pentagon has prepared a “bloody nose” strike against North Korean nuclear weapons infrastructure that falls short of all-out war. The denials are expected to curb speculation that President Donald Trump was considering such a strike, which many experts [...]


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Jon E. Dougherty is a political, foreign policy and national security analyst and reporter with nearly 30 years of experience in both fields. A U.S. Army veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, he holds BA in Political Science from Ashford University and an MA in National Security Studies/Intelligence Analysis from American Military University.