'The policy of strategic patience has ended'
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Tillerson on North Korea: US 'strategic patience has ended'

The US says its policy of "strategic patience" with North Korea is over, and has suggested it may decide to take pre-emptive military action.

Speaking during a regional tour, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the option was "on the table" if the threat from the North's weapons programme reached a level requiring such action.

  • 17 Mar 2017
  • From the section Asia