South Korean President Moon Jae-in and US President Donald Trump 

Australia has had yet another high-level, former US defence official breeze in, this time to warn that we might be attacked by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Whether there is or is not a concerted plan to all this, the visits of the grave and famous, and warnings about improbable threats serve the purpose of keeping us from wandering away from Uncle Sam’s skirt in these strange times. It is useful to step away from speculation and look at some things actually happening.