US revising military options for North Korea: Report:

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The Pentagon has finished revising its options against North Korea and will soon present them to President Donald Trump, American officials say.

The package includes a military response and would be handed over to Trump in case of a new missile or nuclear warhead test that indicates the North has made significant progress in developing weapons capable of hitting the US, CNN reported Thursday, citing two officials.

The news came only a day after US National Security Adviser HR McMaster confirmed the preparation of some military options.

“What we have to do is prepare all options because the President has made clear to us that he will not accept a nuclear power in North Korea and a threat that can target the United States and target the American population,” he said.

According to McMaster, “denuclearization” was the only solution to the ongoing situation on the Korean Peninsula, something that he…

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