A U.S navy strike group has been deployed to move towards the Korean peninsula as a show of force
A U.S. Navy strike group will be moving toward the western Pacific Ocean near the Korean peninsula as a show of force, a U.S. official told Reuters on Saturday, as concerns grow about North Korea's advancing weapons program.
with North Korea responding:
"We will take the toughest counteraction against the provocateurs in order to defend ourselves by powerful force of arms," the foreign ministry spokesman said.
"We will hold the US wholly accountable for the catastrophic consequences to be entailed by its outrageous actions."
Question: are there any instances of the Obama administration doing the same "show of force" moves on North Korea?
Note: To define what I mean by "show of force moves": any political sanctions or military deployments with the intention of intimidating North Korea.