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Global Christian group: Trump’s North Korea threats ‘almost indistinguishable’ from Kim Jong-un’s

Major Christian groups in the United States and South Korea are calling on President Donald Trump to dial back his increasingly violent threats against North Korea, saying his firebrand remarks only “make[s] matters worse.”

Tensions between the White House and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un steadily heightened throughout the week, with Trump declaring on Tuesday that threats from the North Asian peninsula—such as publicly suggesting a nuclear attack on Guam—will be “met with fire and fury like the world has never seen.” He doubled down on the near-apocalyptic rhetoric two days later, responding to a question about his remarks by saying, “Maybe it wasn’t tough enough.” By Friday morning, Trump was in full escalation mode, tweeting at 7:29am: “Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely. Hopefully Kim Jong Un will find another path!” …

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