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Iran Blasts Trump 'Hate Speech,' as World Leaders React to President's First United Nations Address
Iran's top diplomat criticized President Donald Trump's ignorant first-ever speech at the UN General Assembly in New York on Tuesday. Trump's ignorant hate speech belongs in medieval times-not the 21st Century UN-unworthy of a reply. French President Emmanuel Macron warned Trump that alienating the Iran would make more difficult the effort to end Syria's six-year war. The UK also reportedly backed Trump's fiery rhetoric toward Iran and North Korea, which he referred to as rogue regimes.
Tillerson says Iran nuclear deal 'really has to be revisited'
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told Special Report with Bret Baier Tuesday night that that the 2015 nuclear deal between the US, five other world powers and Iran really has to be revisited. Tillerson told host Bret Baier that a key sticking point in the current agreement is the so-called sunset clause, which automatically lifts most key restrictions on Iran's nuclear program by 2030. Unfortunately, this is what governments in the past did with North Korea, Tillerson said.
What Total Destruction of North Korea Means
North Korea is a serious problem, and not one of Trump's making-the last four American presidents failed to impede North Korea's progress towards a nuclear weapon. The inescapable constraint on US action is, of course, that the capital of South Korea lies in range of the 8,000 artillery pieces North Korea has aimed at its kin. The more likely course, as Vipan Narang and Ankit Panda have argued, would be North Korea launching on warning-fail deadly mode.
OnPolitics Today: Axis of Evil, Part 2
President Trump President Trump updated President George W Bush's Axis of Evil during his speech to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday. Bush's original triad consisted of North Korea, Iran and Iraq, but it's bad form to keep allies on your enemies list. The details in Tuesday's edition of OnPolitics Today. In the not-so-distant past, Nevada Sen. Dean Heller once was thought to have his vote tied to Sandoval's approval.
South Korea's Moon says pushing to guarantee safety at Pyeongchang Olympics
South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday the country is pushing to ensure security at the upcoming Pyeongchang Olympic Games amid the escalating standoff over North Korea's nuclear weapons programs.
Donald Trump's threats are no big deal
That's not even taking into account the rhetoric about South Korea, Japan and the US that North Korea issues almost daily. ' Selling selfishness at a time the United States is looking for allies to make sacrifices is comical. Second, the notion that the United Nations or our international dealings should be solely about sovereignty is false and undermines our own international efforts.
At the United Nations, Trump tries to out-bluff 'rocket man'
In other words, he was saying, the mere projection of overwhelming military might was more effective than loud, rancorous threats. President Trump - with his name-calling, annihilation-threatening harangue against North Korea before the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday - turned this standard on its head. We will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea if provoked, Trump vowed. Before the General Assembly, Trump rightly called upon all nations to isolate Kim's murderous regime.
Is North Korea in the U.N.? Yes, it is among most sanctioned members
CLOSE The president warned if the US must defend itself or its allies, it will have 'no choice but to totally destroy North Korea. North Korea joined the United Nations on Sept. 17, 1991, and during that time has become is one of the most frequently sanctioned members of the 193-nation organization.
Trump vows if threatened to 'totally destroy' North Korea
US President Donald Trump escalated his standoff with North Korea over its nuclear challenge on Tuesday, threatening to totally destroy the country of 26 million people and mocking its leader, Kim Jong Un, as a rocket man. His advisers say he is concerned about North Korea's advances in missile technology and the few means available for a peaceful response without China's help. Inside the hall, one man in the audience covered his face with his hands shortly after Trump made his totally destroy comment.
UN speech: Trump says 'Rocket Man' Kim Jong Un on 'suicide mission,' in broadside at 'rogue regimes'
The scourge our planet today is a small group of rogue regimes that violate every principle on which the United Nations is based, Trump told the UN General Assembly. Trump said North Korea's reckless pursuit of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles threatens the entire world with unthinkable loss of human life. We must deny the terrorists safe haven, transit funding and any form of support for the vile and sinister ideology.
From 'Rocket Man' to 'loser terrorists,' Donald Trump brings his signature phrases to United Nations speech
President Trump speaks during the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters, Tuesday, Sept. Say what you will about President Trump, but you can always count on him to use a certain kind of rhetoric - no matter the setting. This time, he accused Rocket Man of being on a suicide mission for himself and for his regime. If he doesn't give up his nuclear weapons program, Trump said, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea.
President Trump at U.N.: Here are the 3 nations in Trump's new 'Axis of Evil'
CLOSE President Donald Trump called on the United Nations to stop North Korea's leader from a suicide mission. President Trump offered his own list of rogue nations in his speech to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, updating the Axis of Evil President George W Bush coined in 2002. Trump singled out North Korea, Iran and Venezuela as nations that disregard the rights of their own people and threaten the security of other nations.
Donald Trump threatens to annihilate North Korea if US and allies are attacked
American President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday that the United States would have to annihilate North Korea if Washington is forced to defend itself or its allies from Pyongyang 's nuclear threats. The carefully crafted Trump warning suggested though that North Korea risked extermination only if it first attacked the US or its allies, and Washington prefers to give a chance for Pyongyang to denuclearize.
Why China Won't Pressure North Korea as Much as Trump Wants
Recent conversations in Beijing and Washington suggest that Chinese leaders have decided to increase pressure substantially but are not-and probably never will be-willing to help President Trump strangle North Korea into submission. Of North Korea, he said, I think China doesn't care who is running the country. ' Given that North Korea has continued to test nuclear weapons in the face of Chinese protests, he said, China would not feel automatically compelled to defend North Korea under their mutual-assistance treaty.
Trump calls Kim 'rocket man' on a 'suicide mission'
President Trump threatened to destroy North Korea on Tuesday in his first address to the United Nations General Assembly, referring to North Korea leader Kim Jong Un as a rocket man on a suicide mission. Rocket man is on a suicide mission for himself and for his regime, Trump told the gathering of world leaders and ambassadors. Trump first referred to Kim as rocket man on Sunday when mentioning a call he had with South Korean President Moon Jae-in.
Trump issues stark threats to North Korea and Iran at UN
US President Trump addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York. President Donald Trump warned today that the US is ready to totally destroy North Korea and vowed to confront Iran's murderous regime over its weapons programme. The United States has great strength and patience, but if it is forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea.
In U.N. speech, Trump threatens to 'totally destroy North Korea' and calls Kim Jong Un the 'Rocket Man'
President Trump harshly criticized North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un at the UN on Sept. 19, calling him Rocket Man and threatening to totally destroy North Korea if need be. The president warned of growing threats from North Korea and Iran, and he said, The scourge of our planet is a group of rogue regimes. The North Korean delegation was seated, by chance, in the front row, mere feet from the UN podium.
Donald Trump at UNGA: 'Can destroy North Korea, but hopefully that won't be necessary'
US President Donald Trump on Tuesday urged United Nations member states to turn up the pressure on North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons. Rogue regimes not only support terrorists but threaten other nations with the most destructive weapon known to humanity, Trump said, referring to nuclear weapons. US is ready, willing and able but hopefully that won't be necessary, that is what UN is all about.
Donald Trump vows to 'totally destroy' North Korea if it doesn't relent
US President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday that the United States will be forced to totally destroy North Korea unless Pyongyang backs down from its nuclear standoff, mocking North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a rocket man on a suicide mission. Loud murmurs filled the green-marbled UN General Assembly hall when Trump issued his sternest warning yet to North Korea, whose ballistic missile launches and nuclear tests have rattled the globe.

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