North Korean ruler: The entire US is within our nuclear strike range

“The US should know that the button for nuclear weapons is on my table,” said North Korean ruler Kim Jong-un in a New Year speech: “The entire area of the US mainland is within our nuclear strike range. … The United States can never start a war against me and our country.” But he added that his country’s nuclear weapons were meant as a deterrence against attack not for attacking other countries. DEBKAfile: In their prognoses for 2018, a number of US strategists and former army chiefs predicted war between the US and North Korea.

 

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