British government warned ‘new Korean War is now a real possibility’ because Donald Trump is so 'volatile and impulsive'

‘A “new Korean War is now a real possibility,” partly because Donald Trump “is so volatile and impulsive”, a leading think tank has warned the British government. 

Civil servants were urged by Malcolm Chalmers, Deputy Director General at the Royal United Services Institute, to begin preparations immediately for the possible outbreak of war between the US and North Korea.

Tensions between the two countries have been steadily increasing in recent months, with Mr Trump most recently saying the US was “locked and loaded” in the face of North Korean missile threats against Guam. ‘

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