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U.S. Sees ‘Four or Five’ Ways to Resolve North Korean Crisis

  • Some options ‘are uglier than others,’ H.R. McMaster says
  • North Korea could target planes in international airspace: Ri
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North Korea Escalates Rhetoric Against U.S.

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The U.S. has gamed out four or five different scenarios for how the crisis with North Korea will be resolved, and “some are uglier than others,” National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said as tensions remain high between the two countries.

While McMaster said the threat from Pyongyang is “much further advanced” than anticipated and the Pentagon said the president has a “deep arsenal” to draw upon if needed, U.S. officials dismissed North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho’s comment that President Donald Trump’s warnings to Pyongyang at the United Nations amounted to a declaration of war.