August 29, 2017

Kim Jong Un promises more missile launches, despite Trump warning

Featuring Patrick M. Cronin

Source: USA Today

Journalist Jim Michaels

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un brushed aside warnings from President Trump and vowed Wednesday to press ahead with more nuclear missiles tests in the Pacific.

Kim said "more ballistic missile rocket launching drills" are "necessary" to modernize his military's strategic capabilities. He also said his country will continue to watch “U.S. demeanors” before it decides on future actions. 

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  • Patrick M. Cronin

    Former Senior Advisor and Senior Director, Asia-Pacific Security Program

    Patrick M. Cronin is a former Senior Advisor and Senior Director of the Asia-Pacific Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Previously, he was the ...