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President Bush may have started two major wars but they were carefully planned wars and not a teenage outburst of anger throwing out threats toward everyone, he wouldn’t even think about starting a nuclear war.
President Trump recently said he is still considering “military option” toward Venezuela, he also wants to tear apart Iran’s nuclear deal and prefers a military action against them, and worst of all, he is continuously threatening North Korea as if he wants them to lose their grip and start a war.

By default, US considers any country with a nuclear program a threat, because they may eventually be able to make nuclear weapons. That is the reason behind the tensions with Iran, although they always claim they are not pursuing such goals, a claim proven several times through Iran’s cooperation with The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

The origin of the tensions with North Korea goes as far back as the cold war. On September 9, 1948, Kim Il-sung declared the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea; he quickly received diplomatic recognition from the Soviet Union, but the United States only recognized South Korea.

When the Korean war started in 1950 US Backed South Korea while USSR backed North Korea.

North Korea wanted aid, diplomatic recognition and food from US and its allies and in order to get what it wanted they started developing their weapons program.

US, on the other hand, continues with its sanctions against North Korea in hope of stopping their weapons program which have led them, now, to having access to ICBMs with nuclear warheads.

With Donald Trump in power this broken cycle is now reaching to a critical point.

United states’ allies aren’t happy with their current irrational approach either. Germany’s Chancellor, Angela Merkel said “I am convinced that a verbal escalation will not contribute to a resolution of the conflict.” Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the opposition Labour Party in Britain, said “The idea that anyone can contemplate using nuclear weapons at any stage against anybody is unthinkable.”

If the Donald Trump is going to continue this verbal conflict with North Korea, probably he will get the war he so much wants, but it is highly unlikely that he will have all his allies by himself.

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