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(CNN)President Donald Trump, in the latest demonstration of increased tensions on the Korean Peninsula, placed North Korea back on the list of state sponsors of terrorism.
Trump announced the move Monday during a public meeting with his Cabinet at the White House and said the Treasury Department will announce new sanctions against North Korea on Tuesday."
But he also said the decision sends a message to the North Korean regime about the US' resolve and hopes it will "disrupt and dissuade" certain actors from doing business with North Korea.
I think, The President believes North Korea to be an imminent threat, and is taking strides to contain KimJonUn's out of control behavior.