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In his first address at the UN, Trump raised the possibility of launching high-stakes US military operations in three corners of the world: North Korea, Iran and Venezuela.
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Lauren Kelley is an associate editor at AlterNet and a freelance writer and editor who has contributed to Change.org, The L Magazine and Time Out New York.