No apologies from the President with regard to Kim Jong Un

He adds:

  • He hopes that No. Korea fully understands the gravity of the situation
  • He does not want to talk about the back channel talks with No. Korea
  • Many people are happy with comments he is making on No. Korea
  • If No.Korea does anything with respct to Guam or other American territory, he will truly regret it
  • US is looking at military solutions very carefully.

Trump is not backing down. Right now he is fighting words with words. It is unsure what his end game is....

  1. Get them (and or China) to blink and work toward a diplomatic solution or
  2. Provoke the first punch, hope for a misfire and counter punch

The first option is certainly the option of choice....