The image of a leader being able to launch missiles with the push of one finger has, for decades, instilled fear.
In a tweet, the president of the United States says his nuclear button is bigger and more powerful than Kim Jong-un’s.
The three-year conflict set the stage for decades of tension on the Korean Peninsula, but today many Americans know little about it.
The Trump administration suggested the U.S. would act against North Korea beyond the sanctions now being imposed for its rapid expansion of its nuclear weapons program.
The strategy the president plans to outline Monday is at odds with his often-warm relations with the leaders of China and Russia.
It was only the latest example of a public rift between the president and his chief diplomat over North Korea.