Joseph Bermudez Jr., an internationally recognized expert on North Korean defense and intelligence affairs and ballistic missile development, agrees. As a result, its price in any such negotiation is now likely to be far higher. Let's hope he knows what the hell he's doing. It's lovely - and was designed as a monument to him.
Trump then changes direction, and informs the governor of his apparent newfound status as a celebrity. Chung and McMaster had a telephone conversation to discuss North Korea, presidential spokesman Park Su-hyun said. "It just looks like a beautiful place".
Guamanians are American citizens by birth but not allowed to vote in the American presidential election.
Russia's foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said Moscow is deeply concerned about the developments, estimating that the risk of a military conflict is "very high".
In a guidance note titled "Preparing for an Imminent Missile Threat", Guam Homeland Security advised seeking out in advance windowless shelters in homes, schools and offices, with concrete "dense enough to absorb radiation". President Obama's ad-libbed blunder on Syria and chemical weapons taught that red lines once drawn are not easily erased; if they are crossed without consequences, presidential credibility erodes. Sometimes you see history unfold or hear surprising things.
Trump began his Friday barrage with an especially fiery tweet: "Military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely". The next big ones are set to start, on schedule, on Aug. 21. As Mr Trump speaks, Mr McMaster glances at his watch.
The Japanese don't have any other land-based missile defense systems, but have been looking into purchasing the THAAD missile interceptor, which the United States deployed to South Korea earlier this year.
He is also deeply insecure. He promises the reporters he'd make it "less messy", though he doesn't explain how. "Please say hello to the people of Guam". "I got a lot of votes".
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is rushing to develop nuclear missiles that can reach the United States, saying they are needed to deter an attack on his country.
The concern over China's reaction is important.
Mr. Trump responded, "We're going to do a great job".
Trump adds: "I'm somewhat honoured".
The asset manager declined to comment.
Is there a way out?
Aircraft carriers, USS Carl Vinson and USS Ronald Reagan, left the region in June, after April deployment.
Naturally, Mr Trump agreed: "They should have had me in years ago. frankly you could have said that for the last three presidents".
A hardback edition of Katherine Anne Porter's Ship of Fools sits on a bookshelf, and the bar is filled with photos of Mr Trump and friends with '80s-style haircuts. "Nuclear weapons are designed to never be used and both sides understand that".
Mike Benavente, 37, who maintains air conditioners, said he saw the advisory on Facebook, but preferred family time at a beach barbecue to stocking up on supplies and thinking about suitable shelter options.
Her garage has a military-style poster: "ISIS Beware". Trump also said the U.S. was considering tighter sanctions against North Korea.
Yet others seem ambivalent.
Workers also carried red banners emblazoned with slogans praising their leaders and the country's strength as President Trump continued to tout military action 'if Kim Jong-un utters one overt threat against the US'.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel joined the intensifying chorus of calls for restraint, saying diplomacy was the answer.