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Retired military leaders urge Trump to choose words, not action, to deal with North Korea

Dec 13, 2017 - Washington Post Blogs

TOKYO - A group of 58 retired American military leaders is making a rare public plea to President Trump, urging him not to take military action against North Korea and instead to pursue a diplomatic resolution to the current standoff.

As North Korea has demonstrated its increasing technical abilities, including the capacity to send a missile anywhere in the United States, Trump and some of his top aides have suggested that a military strike on North Korea might be the solution.

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