Former top CIA official: US ‘running out of options’ on NK

Former top CIA official: US 'running out of options' on NK
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Former chief of operations for the CIA counterintelligence center, Lon Augustenborg, warned on Sunday that the U.S. is quickly running out of options on North Korea as the war of words between President Trump and Kim Jong Un escalates.

“We are running out of options quickly. And the president, while I certainly understand his speech at the UN, the personal attacks, especially when you’re going after someone like the Korean leadership, and with their culture … to save face, it just ups the ante and increases the hostility, and we already have limited options,” Augustenborg told John Catsimatidis on AM 970 in New York.

Augustenborg went on to say that the U.S. should consider putting even more pressure on China in order to force the nation to take a more hardline stance…

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