Some people find it difficult to take North Korea's threats to America seriously. Mostly because we've made fun of the nation in more than a couple of Hollywood movies.
Now in our poking fun of the country, it's easy to forget that there's evidence that Kim Jong-Un's regime is pretty dangerous. For example, citizens of the country are reportedly facing famine and live in under incredibly oppressive circumstances with no contact with anyone outside of the country. Oh, and don't forget the prisoners of war who have come back having faced horrific conditions while in the custody of the DPRK's military police. Then there's that nasty bit about Jong-Un developing nuclear weapons. And there's compelling evidence that he's not just talking a big game, based on some tests they've initiated and satellite photos of their missile facilities and silos.
So, even though the nation is oftentimes ridiculed, we should probably take a further look at Kim Jong-Un's claim that the nation's developed nukes that could reach America.
As of now, analysts can only base their intel off of the provided information from North Korea.
It didn't take long for the news to be quickly politicized to support a pro-military agenda.
Trump vowed to "take care of it." Let's just hope an NFL player doesn't say something to upset him and divert his attention though.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson issued a statement on the news of North Korea's alleged new military capacity.
Meanwhile, experts are trying to calculate how long it'll take North Korea to really become a danger to the U.S. Unfortunately, there's no consensus.
What's also unfortunate is that it doesn't seem like the country is ever going to give up on its nuclear weapons program.
Here's hoping it's all a bluff.
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