US Republican hawk Lindsey Graham has said the United States should be ready for war against North Korea and predicted that Washington will win the conflict.
In an interview with a South Carolina CBS affiliate on Thursday the South Carolina senator supported President Trump’s fiery rhetoric against North Korea.
“If we have to, we’ll go to war. I don’t want to, but if we have to, we’ll go to war. And I’ll tell you who’ll win that war, we will,” Graham said.
“I think he’s trying to put China and North Korea on notice that the game has changed,” Graham said of Trump’s threat of hitting North Korea with “fire and fury.”
“President Trump is rejecting the doctrine of strategic patience which has failed for 25 years. He’s told me, and I think he’s gonna tell China and North Korea, that he’s not going to allow North Korea to develop a missile with a nuclear weapon on top that can hit America, that if he had to use military force to stop that from…