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危险的胆小鬼游戏

首尔—目前,美国总统特朗普和朝鲜独裁者金正恩之间关于后者的核计划的战争仍然停留在嘴仗阶段。但每一回合嘴炮往来,都将深化——用丘吉尔的话说——“哔哔”转化为“啪啪”的风险。

上个月,在朝鲜进行了今年夏天第二次洲际弹道导弹试射后,联合国安理会一致同意向这个蕞尔小国实施新的更加严厉的制裁。朝鲜国家媒体声称,朝鲜的应对之道是发誓“要动员[朝鲜的]全部国家优势,毫不客气地采取战略步骤和具体行动双管齐下。”

第二天,特朗普开始了自由发挥,声称如果朝鲜继续威胁,将遇到“世界前所未有的火与怒。”朝鲜立刻照办,威胁要对美国领土关岛采取“包络式”打击。特朗普回击道,美军已经“锁定目标,上膛完毕。”

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