In the years of the Obama presidency, foreign policy was focused on finding ways to advance the U.S. agenda with appeasing and rapprochement. Under Trump, however, that policy has undergone a definite shift.
Iran has been warned that all options are on the table, including military force, particularly in light of Iran’s missile tests earlier this year. But North Korea is also in this administration’s sights. Top Trump administration officials warned Tuesday that North Korea’s latest failed missile attempt was reckless and an act of provocation, while assuring allies in the region that the U.S. was ready to work to achieve peaceful denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
Vice President Mike Pence offered support to the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo, as the trip focused primarily on the nuclear intentions of North Korea.
“We appreciate the challenging times in which the people of Japan live with increasing…
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