North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un has backed off from his threat to fire missiles near Guam.
The leader was presented with an attack plan but has said he’ll wait to see what the “stupid Yankies” do, before he decides to attack.
American analysts claim Trump’s aggressive statements had contributed to the increased tensions between the nations and the de-escalation is likely due to President Trump’s focus not being on the rouge state.
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But the tensions aren’t completely cleared, with US-South Korea military exercises scheduled for later this month.
These have the potential to reignite the conflict given North Korea see the planned exercises as a dress rehearsal for an invasion.