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Tillerson Vows 'Peaceful Pressure Campaign' Against North Korea

  • Haley and McMaster offer differing views about sanctions
  • National security adviser says ‘all options are on the table’
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N. Korea Says Test Aimed at Calming U.S. Belligerence

The U.S. seeks a peaceful resolution but is prepared to use military force if diplomatic efforts fail to end the nuclear standoff with North Korea, said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

“If our diplomatic efforts fail, though, our military option will be the only one left,” Tillerson said on CBS’s “Face the Nation.” “But be clear: we seek a peaceful solution to this.”