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Kim Jong Un approaching the nuclear summit with confidence, now that he has a nuclear arsenal

North Korea’s Nuclear Progress Led Kim to Talks, Clapper Says, By , , and 

  • Clapper says Kim’s regime doesn’t feel like a ‘supplicant’ now
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    Ex-DNI chief says he backs Trump’s decision to attend summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s decision to sit down with the U.S. was fueled by his regime’s view that it made significant achievements in its nuclear weapons program and would no longer be a “supplicant” in talks, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said.

Clapper said it may not matter whether North Korea actually has the technology to launch an intercontinental ballistic missile with a nuclear warhead that can successfully hit a U.S. target. That’s less important to the regime than the psychological boost it received from demonstrating its prowess in testing ICBMs and more powerful nuclear bombs.

…… “whatever it is, they now are confident enough so that they can go to the negotiating table and not show up as a supplicant, which has always been the case.”….https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-04/north-korea-s-nuclear-progress-led-kim-to-talks-clapper-says

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June 6, 2018 - Posted by | North Korea, politics international

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