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Mullen Expresses Concern Over 'Brinkmanship' With North Korea

The former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said he's very concerned that the hot rhetoric coming out of Pyongyang and Washington could spin "out of control."

Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Michael Mullen is warning that tensions with North Korea could easily get "out of control" and blames President Trump's harsh rhetoric for narrowing options.

Speaking on NBC's , Mullen was asked whether

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