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Talk from North Korea this morning saying that it has entered a quote state of war with its neighbors in the self.
And this comes on the heels of its threats to attack US military bases.
Chief Washington correspondent James Rosen is live from our nation's capital with the latest on miss Hudgens.
Health and good morning few analysts believe North Korea truly wants to risk the kind of destruction that would ensue if it actually made good on its current threats.
And initiated hostilities with South Korea where the US.
Rather a long time watchers of the hermit kingdom believe the escalating rhetoric and threat levels announced seemingly daily by -- dictator Kim Jung -- Seen here examining maps labeled US mainland strike plan.
Are aimed at bolstering his standing internally and of extracting new concessions -- a measure of respect.
From the US and other regional players moves that America's new secretary of state addressed earlier this month in doha -- Rather than threatened to abrogate it threatened to move -- some new direction.
The world would be better served.
If he would direct is people would make a decision himself.
To engage in a legitimate.
Dialogue in legitimate negotiations.
In order to resolve not just American concerns.
But the concerns of the Japanese South Koreans Russians Chinese.
Instead the north has threatened the missile attack on the US something -- military experts believed to be beyond North Korea's capabilities just now.
And this morning the north threatened to shut down a manufacturing center.
That is operated jointly with South Korea near the two countries demilitarized border mind you it's only been about six weeks.
Since North Korea conducted its third nuclear test this one is believed to have used a miniaturized device.
A -- that suggested Pyongyang may only be three to five years away.
From being able to strike the US with a nuclear weapon.
-- all right -- -- James Rosen thanks so much.
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