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The War of Words Between the U.S. and North Korea

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President Trump had more words of warning for North Korea on Friday. Speaking to reporters at his golf course in New Jersey, Mr. Trump said Kim Jong Un "will not get away with what he's doing."

"If he utters one threat in the form of an overt threat – which, by the way, he has been uttering for years, and his family has been uttering for years – or if he does anything with respect to Guam or any place else that's an American territory or an American ally, he will truly regret it, and he will regret it fast," Trump said.

Mr. Trump also reassured residents of the Guam, the U.S. territory in the western Pacific. "I feel they will be very safe," he said. "Believe me, they will be very safe. And if anything happens to Guam, there's going to be big, big trouble in North Korea."

On the KOMO Midday News (weekdays 1-3pm), David Bachman, professor of international studies at the University of Washington's Jackson School, talked about the growing war of words. (Click the picture above to hear the audio).

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