Locklear: Don’t rule out military option against North Korea

Former head of U.S. Pacific Command, retired Adm. Samuel Locklear, told VOA that the White House should not rule out the use of military force against North Korea in order to deter the growing nuclear threat from the latter.

Admiral Samuel J. Locklear III 2012
By United States Navy [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

“Certainly there are many elements of national and coalition power that range from diplomatic to economic,” Locklear said, “but at the base of all of those would be military power that the U.S. and its allies must continue to consider, particularly when there remains a significant threat such as from what we see in North Korea.”

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