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No. 1 threat to the Trump presidency may be North Korea’s nuclear plans

The No. 1 foreign policy threat that may be awaiting President-elect Trump is North Korea’s nuclear capability and its close ties with Iran. It’s a high-stakes game of brinkmanship, with a whole new layer of uncertainty as the U.S. administration changes guard in the weeks ahead. Time will tell if Trump will pull out of the nuclear pact the United States signed last year with Iran, potentially freeing the Mideastern power to act on its ambitions.

According to military officials, the United States and South Korea remain on high alert after receiving reports that North Korea may test-fire an intermediate-range ballistic missile when Trump enters the White House in January. The missile test is said to be a warning that Pyongyang will not give up its nuclear- and missile-development programs. – READ MORE