Mike Pence: U.S. would defeat North Korea attacks against Japan - UPI.com
UPI reports: "U.S. Vice President Mike Pence vowed to strike back in the event of a
North Korea attack against Japan.
Speaking on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan at
the naval base in Yokosuka, Pence said Wednesday any military
provocation would be met with an 'effective American response,' The
Japan Times reported. 'We will defeat any attack, and meet any use of conventional or nuclear
weapons with an overwhelming and effective American response,' Pence
The vice president also said North Korea is the most dangerous threat in
the Asia-Pacific region and that the era of strategic patience was
over, Kyodo news agency reported."
Comment: I hope the bluster works, the alternative is a truly terrible conflict.