World America 30 May 2017 US: War with North K ...

US: War with North Korea would be catastrophic

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Published May 30, 2017, 4:58 am IST
Updated May 30, 2017, 4:59 am IST
Gen. Mattis said that a conflict with North Korea would be “probably the worst kind of fighting in most people’s lifetime.”
Gen. James Mattis
 Gen. James Mattis

Hours before North Korea a ballistic missile, US defense secretary James Mattis offered a dark outlook of what war with North Korea would look like.

In an interview with CBS News’ “Face the Nation” Gen. Mattis said that a conflict with North Korea would be “probably the worst kind of fighting in most people’s lifetime.”

 

The bottom line is it would be a catastrophic war if this turns into a combat if we’re not able to resolve this situation through diplomatic means,” he said.

“We always assume that with a testing program they get better with each test,” Gen. Mattis said.

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