N Korea: Kim Jong-un remains silent as country RECALCULATES attack strategy

10-Nov-2017 Intellasia | Express | 6:00 AM Print This Post

NORTH Korea’s lack of missile activity could indicate leader Kim Jong-un is rethinking his aggressive strategy against the US and its allies as President Trump tours Asia, South Korean foreign minister Kang Kyung-wha warned.

North Korea could still strike the United States once its military “fine-tunes” its missile arsenal capacities.

Speaking to NBC News, Ms Kang said: “They are using this lull to fine-tune some technical aspects of what further provocation they might undertake.

“Further provocations are always possible and so we are watching very closely. But certainly, this period of lull gives us an indication that North Korea is also recalculating.”

North Korea has ignored international condemnation and continued its efforts to push forward and create a deadly arsenal of nuclear weapons.

US President Donald Trump has labelled North Korea a “menace threatening the world with nuclear devastation” during his latest speech in Seoul.

Trump attacked the regime of despot leader Kim Jong-un and called on “all responsible nations” to unite to halt the nuclear threat from the rogue state.

The US President warned North Korea against making a “fatal miscalculation” as fears of World War 3 continue to soar.

He wrote on Twitter: “NoKo has interpreted America’s past restraint as weakness. This would be a fatal miscalculation.

“Do not underestimate us. AND DO NOT TRY US.”

Trump is expected to use his two-day visit to Bejing to convince President Xi Jinping to lend his support in restraining North Korea, a close ally to China.

Experts fear Kim could make his biggest statement yet by firing the so-called “Juche bird” a fearful H-bomb during Trump’s visit to Asia.

North Korea frequently arranges its missile tests to coincide with major international meetings and the President’s visit could be the perfect opportunity for the rogue state.

Joshua Pollack of RUSI said North Korea could fire the weapon in a desperate show of force against the United States and its allies.

Pollack said: “North Korean leadership undoubtedly feels pushed into a corner.

“The logical sequence of actions would be to start testing them to full range into the Pacific and then to use one for a live nuclear test if it is deemed necessary to convince America’s leaders that a new reality has emerged. ”



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