The Hermit Kingdom of North Korea

The Hermit Kingdom of North Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un responded by threatening, if attacked, to strike targets in or around Guam in the western Pacific.

Mr Rudd said Mr Trump was unique to past U.S. presidents dating back to 1993 who have dealt with the North Korean regime because he sees a virtue in his own strategic unpredictability.

The call came after Mr. Trump unleashed a slew of fresh threats against North Korea on Friday, declaring the US military "locked and loaded" and warning North Korean leader Kim Jong-un that he "will regret it fast" if he takes any action against USA territories or allies.

Given the fact that all that stands in the way of North Korea conducting such a missile test is final approval from Kim, let's look at facts that most people may not know about the secretive world leader.

Mr. Trump has pushed China to pressure North Korea to halt a nuclear weapons program that is nearing the capability of targeting the United States.

"The congressmen said such statements had dramatically increased tensions with North Korea and raised the specter of nuclear war".

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"We can not play fast and loose with nuclear weapons and nuclear threats".

Writing in the Sunday Mirror, Mr Corbyn said there can be "no question of blind loyalty to the erratic and belligerent Trump administration" over the crisis.

And just days before that, the president promised to unleash "fire and fury" on the tin-pot country, should dictator Kim Jong Un continue to make unwelcome advances against the United States.

Clapper said the USA and North Korea could "blunder" into global military conflict as they exchange escalating hostilities.

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