What would provoke Trump to 'totally destroy' North Korea?

On the president's fuzzy warning to the 'Rocket Man'

President Trump speaks at the United Nations.
(Image credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

At the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, President Trump did his best to sketch out a real foreign policy vision for his administration. And while many will claim they don't understand it, don't like it, or don't want it, the Trump Doctrine is clear and has been all along. Trump is embracing his own form of realism — it's just mixed with a splash of moralism and topped with a reality TV twist.

But when it comes to the details, like say, what to do about the world's biggest national security challenge — North Korea — his positions are much fuzzier.

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