The USA, North Korea and China: WWI Re-visited?

Is it just me or is this all starting to take on a similar pattern of woes to that set in motion prior to the outbreak of World War I?

On September 13th, Reuters reported on the situation after the latest nuclear test undertaken by North Korea. Well down in the article was the following quote?

“U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin also warned China, North Korea’s main ally and trading partner, that Washington would “put additional sanctions on them and prevent them from accessing the U.S. and international dollar system” if it did not follow through on the new measures.

Another senior administration official told Reuters that any such “secondary sanctions” on Chinese banks and other companies were on hold for now to give Beijing time to show it was prepared to fully enforce the latest and previous rounds of sanctions.”

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