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Will Twitter suspend Trump's account for 'threatening nuclear war' against North Korea?

Will Twitter suspend Trump's account for 'threatening nuclear war' against North Korea?

North Korea has laughed off Trump's threats, saying they have already planned to attack waters near the US base in Guam this month.

For the benefit of his 35 million Twitter followers, he clarified that his "first order as president was to renovate and modernise our nuclear arsenal".

President Trump boasted on Wednesday that he had made USA nuclear weapons more powerful. "And as I said, they will be met with fire, fury, and frankly, power - the likes of which this world has never seen before".

The White House did not immediately respond to a request for clarification on Trump's tweet.

President Trump said he would meet North Korean threats with "fire and fury".

Though it's extremely unlikely the North would risk annihilation by pre-emptively attacking American citizens, the escalating rhetoric has heightened concern that a miscalculation could spiral out of control and lead to military conflict - a concern especially acute in Guam, residents of the territory said.

Two days later, on Thursday, Trump took questions from reporters at his New Jersey golf club about whether his comment was "too tough". He implied that the military will be unleashed if North Korea acted "unwisely'".

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The remark came amid increasing tensions with North Korea, which has reportedly developed technology that would allow it to miniaturize nuclear weapons, according to The Washington Post.

Donald Trump is on the right track in dealing with North Korea.

"It's absurd; this is like - you have to be the biggest hayseed in America to believe this", said Jeffrey Lewis, a nuclear expert at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies. The first is to "prevent the proliferation of nuclear weapons", a strategic imperative. Since September 2009, when the United States announced that the nuclear arsenal contained 5,113 warheads, the stockpile has decreased by 633.

"What this tells me is that our policy of isolating North Korea has not worked". That reality appeared to shift earlier this month when the United Nations Security Council unanimously approved a resolution to ban North Korean exports, a move that will cost North Korea up to $1 billion in revenue each year. "In my view, diplomacy is the only sound path forward", Feinstein said.

Asked what he considers the biggest national security threat facing the U.S., Winnefeld said, "I've always anxious a lot more about the great powers".

"The Clinton Administration, the Bush Administration and the Obama Administration all had the same kind of dance back and forth with North Korea's leaders", Davis said.

"Trump's latest statement is a blatant threat of nuclear force that will not compel Kim to shift course".