Source: U.S. Department of Defense
quote: In retaliation, North Korea would cease to exist as the country it is today and the government there knows that it would be the end for them. We know that, and they know that we know that. That's why they'll never actually carry out a nuclear attack on South Korea or anywhere else, regardless of all the threats.
quote: The only issue with this is the leader doesn't seam to be level headed. He wants us to back down, so he can say to his people he won, but in reality it is his people that will lose.
quote: have nevertheless detonated nuclear devices and successfully launched missiles, so to dismiss them as too incompetent to combine the two, is totally unrealistic.