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Trump tweets that 'talk of appeasement with North Korea will not work, they only understand one thing!'

President Trump issued his reaction to North Korea's claim of a successful hydrogen bomb in a series of Twitter posts early Sunday.

Trump did not specify the "one thing," but National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said last month that preventive war — a strike made not in the face of an imminent threat, as in pre-emptive war, but to prevent potential future attack — is on the table.

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