Guam defends Trump's fiery words over North Korea nuclear threat as it finds itself in middle of global crisis

Guam defends Trump's fiery words over North Korea nuclear threat as it finds itself in middle of global crisisThe Governor of Guam, the US territory threatened with attack by North Korea, has backed Donald Trump’s fiery rhetoric toward the nuclear-armed nation, saying that a President who whole-heartedly embraces forceful retaliation over attacks on US territory is “what I want”. Days of escalating rhetoric between the Trump administration and the regime of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have alarmed Asian allies – and placed the Pacific island in the middle of a global political crisis – after Mr Trump made clear that any further action from Pyongyang over its banned missile and nuclear programmes will be “met with fire and fury”. It is not the first time North Korea has threatened Guam, a small United States territory that hosts a US military outpost.


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