Was the U.S. on the brink of war with North Korea before Trump? A review of the evidence

Was the United States on the verge of war against North Korea during the presidency of Barack Obama? Donald Trump has said he thinks so. “If I had not been elected president of the United States, we would right now, in my opinion, be in a major war with North Korea with potentially millions of people killed,” Trump said during his State of the Union address. He repeated the claim recently when announcing an emergency declaration on the U.S.-Mexico border wall, saying that Obama was particularly out to get North Korea. “I said, ‘What’s the biggest problem?’ (Obama) said, ‘By … >>More