Trump Tells North Korea NO

Trump Tells North Korea NO

Trump Tells North Korea NO

Finally a President Americans can be proud of!

When North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un, announced Sunday that his country is in the final stages of developing an ICBM fitted with a nuclear warhead, Donald Trump made it very clear, It won’t happen!

Trump also pointed out Beijing’s ‘failure’ to influence its traditional ally Pyongyang to halt its weapons program. Turning North Korea into a nuclear nation has defined Kim’s five years in power. Under his leadership, the country has conducted three of its five nuclear tests and has tested out an array of new delivery technologies.

“Research and development of cutting edge arms equipment is actively progressing and ICBM rocket test launch preparation is in its last stage,” Kim said during a televised New Year’s Day speech.

The announcement marks a new threat level for the US as the ballistic missile is capable of covering distances of over 10,000 km (6,214 miles).

This would make the West Coast of the US a potential target.

Pyongyang has not successfully tested a missile capable of reaching American shores. North Korea has carried out more than 20 ballistic missile tests in 2016.

Following Kim’s speech, the Pentagon urged North Korea to refrain from “provocative actions” and “inflammatory rhetoric” warning Pyongyang that Washington is prepared to employ “the full spectrum of US extended deterrence capabilities.”

It is not quite clear how Washington plans to protect its mainland from the potential North Korean ICBM as the system designed to defend American cities against a nuclear attack Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) has been marred by problems.

Swiftly deployed by the Bush administration in 2004, the GMD system relies on some 30 ICBM interceptors, split between California and Alaska, to take down potential rockets during the midcourse phase of ballistic trajectory flight. Plans are in place to increase the interceptors fleet to 44 by the end of 2017.

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Shayne Heffernan Funds Manager at HEFFX holds a Ph.D. in Economics and brings with him over 25 years of trading experience in Asia and hands on experience in Venture Capital, he has been involved in several start ups that have seen market capitalization over $500m and 1 that reach a peak market cap of $15b. He has managed and overseen start ups in Mining, Shipping, Technology and Financial Services.

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