North Korea vows ‘preemptive action’ against U.S.

In a fiery speech before the UN General Assembly on Saturday, North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho heavily criticized President Donald Trump and vowed that his country could take “preemptive action” against the United States. Without specifying what kind of action was being contemplated, Ri said, “We will take preventive measures by merciless pre-emptive action in [...]


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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.