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The new reports today that North Korea has raised at least one missile and to its -- firing position increasing some concerns that.
Alliance could come at any moment today North Korea is delivering a fresh round of rhetoric.
Claiming it has quote powerful striking means on standby for a watching this comes just one day before US secretary of state John -- excuse me.
Is set to arrive.
In Seoul South Korea and he's going to be there on Friday -- -- back -- -- -- -- Jim moss international security expert MIT security space program is what that's -- -- -- can make our relax and his national security analysts is that this is about great to have you both.
I -- we want to take a look at the big picture Bachmann because there's new lines -- command every day you say big picture is that North Korea wins no matter what why do you believe that.
I think what they've now shown the world they have now held the world hostage for the last week there blackmailing the whole world to pay attention to them.
And the real winner an -- in the hole bigger scheme is that North Korea.
Has heard from three successive US presidents Clinton bush Obama Republicans and Democrats North Korea you are not going to be allowed to have nuclear weapons well guess what at the end of this crisis North Korea has nuclear weapons.
And their biggest winner of all it's probably Iran which is looking at this.
And say if the United States and the rest of the world could stop that Pip squeak of North Korea from getting nuclear weapons.
There is no way they -- going to stop us regardless of what speeches the president makes -- is might as well go ahead with our nuclear program nothing's going to stop that's.
And you agree that it's a win win for North Korea.
Now you know who wants to be North Korea I don't think there's any country in the world that wants to be North Korea.
Have they gotten a lot of attention because of these publications yes but -- at the end of the day.
They're still isolated their people are still malnourished.
You know no one wants to be done and if anything I think what they've done is they've.
-- the tiger's -- and begun to -- it and by that I mean China I think China.
May begin to rethink it's relationship which will be very bad for North Korea.
-- -- yes they've been able to get our attention I don't know what that translates into I don't know what what they get that -- for that if that's a win.
-- on Iran I think they're completely separate.
You know having been to run having been to North Korea and study both for over a decade I think these are completely different situations.
And -- -- don't take many cues from the north Koreans there is they're so different where you know one of the things that is above yours in the Middle -- there's -- Israel and Israel has threatened to attack.
Facilities that is not a similar situation in northeast Asia where there is no equivalent so I think they're different and I don't think -- -- takes its cues from.
With Korea will -- after that -- -- conversation just for a moment their agendas to pick up on what you have to see the further you do believe that North Korea.
Is going to test some sort of missile.
Over the next few days and still how do you stop the pattern though.
-- doing this every couple weeks every couple months every couple years of the rhetoric every day -- and the missile test and the pattern just repeats itself.
Well I think it's a great question that you don't have and stuff but in the short Portman the -- and yet.
How do we stop it in the short term and then -- -- we get so what's what's the end game look like -- what does this all stop.
Now -- as far as the short term I think Monday is the big day Monday is the birthday for Kim Il sung and they're trying to connect the image of Kim Il sung the founder.
With -- his grandson Kim Jong-Il and so that might Marky mark and and we'll to what we've seen over these last couple weeks.
Thinking he's client after that -- like it it is did the missile testing on other acts and it's just.
Now that the deal you know part of it is you know -- if this is being done for domestic reasons not for -- reasons that no one really has any leverage over -- now remember he's a young leader there are rumors true or not that he's having some trouble consolidating his position.
There might be some opposition within the military.
Well those rural domestic reasons they have nothing to do with the outside world with South Korea the United States.
If these provocations are part of -- didn't have a domestic political process where he's looking inward and trying to consolidate his own position.
Then that's gonna -- that's gonna follow its own logic over which we have and we had no one else has -- Right certainly -- close country we have that John Kerry KT in the area and South Korea tomorrow.
Again the same question to you is you finish up here what stocks this past.
Never in my -- pattern last China's willing to intervene you know you can set your -- -- -- the countered auto renew every year appears.
Daylight savings time -- cherry blossoms and there's a North Korean military crisis they do this every year as a management technique because they're running out of food at this point they want transportation fuel and they think they're going to get it from the world because the world's gonna wanna stop this crisis the difference this time and -- -- -- disagree with him.
Is that North Korea has nuclear weapons that they expect a game changer that means that South Korea Japan they may feel they need nuclear weapons are there -- The Chinese are now in a position where.
They're not winning in this either because if there's a militarization.
Of that entire northeast Asian region.
China is in bad shape because they have either a powerful nuclear countries on their border -- -- potentially have a collapse start Chris.
How -- used to tell my -- boss Henry Kissinger with out the lips that -- -- call.
The Chinese foreign policy is always about having lips to protect China and if those -- North Korea.
Is collapsed or -- let's become like at nuclear rise Japan and South Korea those teeth grow very cold indeed.
Gives us new launching point frenetic -- have you both back thank you so much for the time is always big story we appreciate your content.
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