Sen. Lindsey Graham said Tuesday that U.S. military efforts to destroy Kim Jong Un’s missile program may be “inevitable if North Korea continues” escalating tensions. “There is a military option to destroy North Korea’s [missile] program and North Korea itself,” Graham said on NBC’s Today show. “If there’s going to be a war to stop them, it will be over there. If thousands die, they’re going to die over there, they’re not going to die here and [President Donald Trump] told me that to my face.”
The reclusive country launched a long-range intercontinental ballistic missile Friday, the second one it fired last month. Kim claimed the test’s success shows the “whole U.S. mainland” is in range of its missiles. Read more at CNN.