Ask any expert in nuclear game theory: It's not exactly mai-tais and Yahtzee. And when you’re dealing with a 100-kiloton hydrogen bomb, it can be hard to, as they say, put...the bunny...back...in the box. That's why President Trump recently tasked the Defense Department with drawing up a new set of military options for dealing with Kim Jong Un's nuclear threat. But Pentagon officials are apparently worried that giving Trump too many options for taking out Rocket Man will only increase the likelihood of an all-out war with North Korea. Don’t worry, Mr. President, we’ve got you covered. Here are a few suggestions:
The U.S. is "prepared" to execute a preemptive first strike against North Korea, using conventional weapons, "should officials become convinced that North Korea is about to follow through with a nuclear weapons test," several anonymous U.S. intelligence officials told NBC News this evening.