The Trump administration rejected Victor Cha, a top Korean affairs adviser under former US President George W. Bush, as its pick for the South Korean ambassador’s post because Cha disagreed with Trump’s weighing of a “bloody nose” strategy to remove nuclear weapons from the Korean Peninsula. Photo: AP

Donald Trump’s preference for ‘bloody nose’ attack on North Korea is clear, analysts claim

White House rejected Victor Cha for Seoul envoy’s post because he opposed using a preventive strike to force Pyongyang to negotiate on denuclearisation

Topic |   North Korea nuclear crisis

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The Trump administration rejected Victor Cha, a top Korean affairs adviser under former US President George W. Bush, as its pick for the South Korean ambassador’s post because Cha disagreed with Trump’s weighing of a “bloody nose” strategy to remove nuclear weapons from the Korean Peninsula. Photo: AP
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