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NSA McMaster: 'Prudent' to send strike group to Korean Peninsula

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NSA McMaster: ‘Prudent’ to send strike group to Korean Peninsula
White House national security adviser H. R. McMaster on Sunday characterized the decision to relocate a U. S. aircraft carrier strike group to the Sea of Japan as “prudent, ” given North Korea’s “pattern of provocative behavior. “
“Well, it’s prudent to do it, isn’t it? ” McMaster told Fox News’ Chris Wallace on “Fox News Sunday, ” adding that “the president has asked to be prepared to give him a full range of options to remove that threat the American people and to our allies and partners in the region. “
On Saturday, Adm. Harry Harris, commander of U. S. Pacific Command, redirected the USS Carl Vinson strike group from Singapore to the Sea of Japan, due east of the Korean Peninsula.

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