Secretary Tillerson Responds To North Korea Threat Against Guam05:06
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives at a military base in Subang, Malaysia, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. (Vincent Thian/AP)
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrives at a military base in Subang, Malaysia, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. (Vincent Thian/AP)
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North Korea is stepping up its rhetoric against the U.S. Early Wednesday morning, the North Korean military threatened on state-run television that the country is considering an attack on the U.S. territory of Guam, as a means to send a "serious warning signal to the U.S."

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson responded to the threats during a stop in Guam. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson gets the latest from NPR's Mary Louise Kelly (@NPRKelly).

This segment aired on August 9, 2017.

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