Trump is not Kennedy and this is 2017

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Hazel Speed

Those of us who recall The Bay of Pigs, even though we were children, just by listening to the news and hearing what our parents thought on the issues, we knew that we were at risk of missiles being used. Everyone was nervous. The same feeling has now returned, the threat is more deadly than ever and neither side is bluffing.

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North Korea has a new Message in a Bottle

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Hazel Speed

When I have read and listened to recent reports regarding the manner in which Kim Jong-nam was assassinated, it is a more worrying message to the West in a clever and simple package, and whilst the West concern themselves with the nuclear capability the North Koreans may be developing to potent and viable stage, they have an equally, if not more devastating tool in their arsenal of various (and banned) chemical weapons.

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