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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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Kiese Laymon is the author of the forthcoming novel, Long Division, and a book of essays titled How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America. He is an associate professor of English at Vassar College and a contributing editor for Gawker. He blogs at Cold Drank.