World North Korea Could Nuke U.S. by Summer, Official Warns

17:36  06 april  2018
17:36  06 april  2018 Source:   newsweek.com

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“ North Korean officials insist that they will not give up nuclear weapons, and North Korea may now be only months away from the capability to strike the United States with nuclear-armed ballistic missiles,” he continued.

This is the most difficult part of a nuclear weapons system to develop. Next, according to a bombshell report in the Washington Post over the summer , U . S . intelligence officials revealed they believe North Korea can militarize a warhead.

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North Korea could have the technology to hit the U.S. with a nuclear missile by as early as July 23, a top British military official warned.

British Defense Minister Lord Howe informed British lawmakers in January that North Korea could have the technology to launch a nuclear strike against the U.S. in around six to eighteen months. The report containing these assessments was released Thursday, and a British military official told Business Insiderthat he stands by January’s assessment.

The assessment was made public as President Donald Trump prepares to speak with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un in May. It is unclear exactly what will come out of the meetings. Trump’s stated aim is that North Korea denuclearize entirely, a goal many experts believe will be almost impossible to achieve. Pyongyang’s nuclear program offers the rogue regime leverage with which to negotiate, experts note. 

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These two paragraphs clearly state that North Korea can miniaturize a warhead. It is better to be aware, prepared, and have nothing happen than to wake up one morning and find an American city has been nuked and an EMP has rendered us without power.

"One of the clear reasons North Korea wants to talk to America now is that it feels it is working from a position of strength. Kim has declared Pyongyang's nuclear program as 'complete' which could mean that the north has all of the necessary components, at least on paper, to hit the U.S. with a nuclear weapon in a very crude format,” Harry Kazianis, director of defense studies at the Center for the National Interest, a public policy think tank in Washington, D.C., told Newsweek.

“If that is the case, it would make sense why Kim is offering talks now--and why he will drive for a very, very hard bargain--if talks even happen in the first place,” Kazianis added.

Last year, as rhetoric between Trump and Kim grew more threatening and bellicose, North Korea tested nuclear weapons and intercontinental ballistic missiles. Experts have warned that a North Korean missile could likely hit the U.S., but that Pyongyang had not yet developed the technology that would allow it to attach a nuclear warhead to such a missile.

North Korean leader meets Chinese senior official, fetes Chinese art troupe .
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met Chinese senior diplomat Song Tao, and feted a Chinese art troupe led by Song, North Korean state media said on Sunday, indicating closer ties with China following Kim's surprise visit to Beijing last month. The North Korean leader on Saturday "warmly" greeted Song Tao and the Chinese delegation visiting Pyongyang to perform and also expressed his greetings to Chinese President Xi Jinping after Song conveyed Xi's greetings to Kim, the North's official Korea Central News Agency said.

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