Deranged! Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un's war of words

Sergio Conner
September 24, 2017

Trump asserted that North Korea's reckless pursuit of nuclear weapons threatens entire world with huge loss of human life. The reason for the delay is unclear, it said. The fact that the North Korean dictator wrote his own response suggests that Trump's speech at the United Nations affected him greatly.

"It could be the most powerful detonation of an H-bomb in the Pacific", he said, according to Yonhap News Agency. North Korea's dictator, taking his cue from America's president, has made it a decidedly personal matter.

Returning insult with insult, Kim said the president was "unfit to hold the prerogative of supreme command of a country".

The Pentagon said B-1B bombers from Guam, along with F-15C Eagle fighter escorts from Okinawa, Japan, flew in worldwide airspace over waters east of North Korea on Saturday.

"It's been nearly 35, 40 years since anyone has tested in the atmosphere - and that was done in a controlled environment within the national territory of China".

Kim said the North would consider the "highest level of hard-line countermeasure in history" against the USA and that Trump's comments had confirmed his own nuclear program was "the correct path".

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Put aside for a moment the name-calling - "Rocket Man" from Donald Trump earlier this week, "mentally deranged U.S. dotard" from Kim Jong Un in comments released Friday.

In a speech last week at the United Nations, Trump had issued the warning of potential obliteration and mocked the North's young autocrat as a "Rocket Man" on a "suicide mission".

Trump had earlier threatened Pyongyang with "fire and fury". "If they did, it would be condemned by everyone - the Chinese and the Russians would be just as upset as the United States". "That would highlight the fact that the existential threat to the USA, is real", he said.

"If not possible now, it would be certainly be possible within months or a year", Tahk said. Either accept a nuclear armed North Korea and threaten them with annihilation should they use those weapons, or launch a war now, and prevent them from using those weapons in the future.

"We are engaging with North Korea's most important supporters; economic supporters; their friends, China and Russian Federation, to have them also engage with Kim Jong Un on this issue", he said. Four sources told Reuters China's central bank has told banks to strictly implement United Nations sanctions against North Korea. The North's authoritarian regime snatches teenagers out of school to be his sex slaves, forces members of the country's upper class to watch executions and is perfectly content to eat expensive lunches while his people subsist on grass, a defector told Daily Mirror this week.

Things really picked up from July onwards as North Korea got verbal too.

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