8 months ‘NKorea, IS threats to US, not border’ Manilatimes |World
WASHINGTON, D.C.: Directly contradicting President Donald Trump, US intelligence agencies told Congress on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) that North Korea was unlikely to dismantle its nuclear arsenal, that the Islamic State group remained a threat and that the Iran nuclear deal was working. The chiefs made no mention of a crisis at the US-Mexican border for which Trump has considered declaring a national emergency. Their analysis stands in sharp contrast to Trump’s almost singular focus on security gaps at the border as the biggest threat facing the United States. The US called for more transparency Wednesday as it accused Russia ... more