“It’s probably better to have Kim Jong-un ruling, which is horrible to say but it appears that the economy is better under him than it has been, or at least as good as it’s ever been under any of the Kims,” he said.
“The president dramatically blew into the air to reassure Kim it was just a breath mint and took a few from the box and popped them into his mouth. Kim reluctantly accepted the Tic Tac from President Trump and ate it.”
In his latest revelation about mystery-shrouded Pyongang, US President Donald Trump has told Bob Woodwoard, who is writing a book on Trump, that Kim Jong Un had ordered the killing of his uncle, Jang Song Thaek, and the headless body of Jang was displayed to senior North Korean officials. The head was sitting on the […]
“The revelations in the book confirm all of the fears we had that Trump was ‘played’ by Kim, who knew exactly what he wanted and what he needed to say to Trump to get it,” said Evans Revere, one-time senior U.S. diplomat in Seoul. “Kim’s tale of the execution of his uncle makes sense.”
One explanation is that Kim is concerned the Trump administration, which has not vigorously enforced sanctions for more than two years, signaled it is about to up the pressure. Late last month, the U.S. Justice Department obtained indictments of 28 North Koreans and five Chinese individuals for running money-laundering operations in China, Russia, Libya, and […]
In photos provided by South Korea Unification Ministry, the head of North Korean Hyon Song Wol, sits during the meeting with South Korea at the North side of Panmunjom in North Korea,
“The way for her to build up her credibility and net worth, that is, the way for her to get respect, is not to play nice but be a cruel dictator to her people and a credible nuclear threat to the US,” he told the New York Post.
Among some other statements reportedly reiterated to Woodward by Trump are the ones where the president boasted about building “a nuclear – a weapons system that nobody’s ever had in this country before” and acknowledged publicly downplaying the threat of coronavirus. According to the legendary journalist, who is now also an associate editor for The Washington […]
Even if air strikes could destroy the WMDs and kill Kim, a US-led coalition would then have to deal with an army of 1.2million active soldiers — more than five per cent of the country’s entire population — and seven more million reservists.
In the Washington Post associate editor’s new book Rage – compiled following a series of recorded interviews as well as access to private correspondence – Trump claimed Kim described how he murdered his uncle in a “graphic account”.