North Korea just doomed itself.
North Korea just broadcast to even the biggest of morons that the time for a first strike is now – and I’m including the former 4 Presidents in that list of morons. It was obvious that North Korea would inevitably pursue first strike nuclear capabilities, and a preventative strike would have been much easier, if it were done much earlier.
… but of course, for their own various reasons, everyone wanted to ignore the hermit kingdom.
The same holds true for Iran, by the way.
A North Korean official reaffirmed Pyongyang’s commitment to developing a long-range intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching “all the way to the East coast of the mainland US,” on Monday, telling CNN that the rogue nation is currently not interested in diplomacy with the US until it a…