Apr 17, 2017 - Politics & Policy

Pence warns North Korea at DMZ

Lee Jin-man / AP

Mike Pence has toured Camp Bonifas, a military base near the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea, just a day after North Korea's failed missile launch and amid heightened tensions between Pyongyang and Washington.

Pence quotes: "North Korea would do well not to test [Trump's] resolve ... all options are on the table ... the era of strategic patience is over."

Why it matters: The Trump administration is trying to send a signal that they stand with South Korea and are prepared to confront the threat from the North. Pence called the failed launch a "provocation" after arriving for the first leg of his 10-day Asia trip.

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