During an interview with NBC News’ Lester Holt on Sunday, a high-profile North Korean defector warned the United States that dictator Kim Jong Un’s regime is not only nuclear-capable, but possibly poised for attack.
Thae Yong Ho, who fled to South Korea with his family in August after serving as North Korea’s deputy ambassador to the United Kingdom, said the rogue state “has reached a very significant level of nuclear development.”
“If Kim Jong Un has nuclear weapons and ICBMs, he can do anything,” he told Holt. “So, I think the world should be ready to deal with this kind of person.” Read more.(4/3/2017 2:00 PM)