“The North Koreans either have a nuclear deterrent, or they’re pretending to, but the only reason if they do have it, the only reason they’ve got it is to keep themselves from being exterminated by the US. That is what that all is about

米政府と北朝鮮政府は有利な立場になるべく共に画策している。前の国防相の役人Michael Maloof によれば。
Washington and Pyongyang are both jockeying for position, according to former Pentagon official Michael Maloof. The US is playing good cop, bad cop and is sending a signal to Beijing to get on the stick and get ‘this kid’ to smarten up a little, he added.