Trump visits Japan, discusses security

BY JULIAN RYALL

Japan Correspondent

TOKYO — Security issues dominated President Donald Trump’s three-day state visit to Japan, with the U.S. leader declaring that “the era of strategic patience is over” and refusing to rule out military action against North Korea.

The president was on the first leg of his first visit to Asia since assuming the presidency in January and made it plain from the outset that he is maintaining a hard line against Pyongyang, which earlier this year threatened to launch missiles into waters around Guam.

In a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo . . .

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