Ex-CIA Agent Mike Morell Says North Korea Threat Is NOW – They Have Nuclear Weapons That Can Hit The United States.

by Pamela Williams
Ex-CIA Agent Mike Morell gives rare interview with CBS:   www.cbsnews.com/news/north-korea-nuclear-threat-what-kim-jong-un-is-trying-to-accomplish/

The Country of North Korea has nuclear weapons right now that can reach the continental United States.  Mike Morell is an Ex-CIA Agent, who is telling us the NK threat is NOW.  He said that North Korea is testing President Donald Trump to see what the Country can get from the United States.  He talked of the fact that President Obama ignored Kim Jong Un, and that is the best way to handle him.  That is in my opinion not worked, and that treatment of Jong Un has led to where we are now.  
But what is the answer?  Morell says the only help we have would be from China.  That is a little too late, too, as China has a vessel on the trail of our ship the USS Carl Vinson headed toward the Korean Peninsula as we speak.  
In an interview with CBS News correspondent Ben Tracy on Friday, North Korea’s Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, Han Song Ryol, accused the Trump administration of wanting to “annihilate” the regime and said they are ready to launch a “pre-emptive strike” if the U.S. threatens to attack their country. He also said their nuclear program was non-negotiable. 
So judging from the words of North Korea’s Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, it sounds like Kim is terrified we will strike North Korea.  He has cried wolf so long to the US, he has gotten used to doing that and being ignored.  For the first time, President Trump is showing him that the United States is taking him seriously, as we should.  I know that Mike Morell knows what he is talking about, and I had heard rumors that NK could hit the US, but until now I did not believe that for a fact.
So we are on the brink of war, and I pray that our government knows what it is doing.  As we speak Vice-President Pence and his wife are on the Korean Peninsula.  He was in Air Force Two when Kim fired the nuclear missile, so you can imagine how tense it was for the Pences.  Praise God the missile blew up as it was fired.  VP Pence made himself clear when he said the NK situation must be dealt with now, and he told the South Korean people that President Trump intended to do that.
Morell said it was a mistake that the Trump Administration deployed an aircraft carrier near the Korean Peninsula this week, which he says is making it worse.   Morell went on to say:
“We’re raising the crisis. It’s best to just ignore this guy, and to deter him from ever using these weapons or selling them, and to build our defenses,” Morell added.
Morell stressed that the North’s nuclear capabilities were a current threat.
“They have nuclear weapons. They’ve tested nuclear weapons five times, a number of times successfully. They have short range and medium range ballistic missiles that are capable of reaching their targets. They have deployed an [intercontinental ballistic missile] that’s capable of reaching the continental United States…that they’ve never tested. And we think they’ve had enough time to make a nuclear weapon to a missile,” Morell said. “So the threat is now. It’s not two years from now or five years from now. It is now.”
So just what is Morell saying to us?  The threat is now.  But don’t do anything…just ignore the mad man of North Korea?  He is talking out of both sides of his CIA mouth.  I guess he is trained to do that.
And as far as our help from China, they supposedly tried to get NK to not conduct missile tests this past weekend or face stronger sanctions, it made no impact on North Korea.   So now we have a Chinese ship and a Russian ship trailing our ship all headed to NK.
Morell ended the interview this way:
“If you’re going to squeeze North Korea economically, China has to do it because China is 80 percent of their trade. But there’s two issues here: One is China’s willingness to squeeze them. China fears an unstable nuclear-armed North Korea more than they fear a nuclear-armed North Korea. They don’t want to bring about instability. The Chinese keep on making that point,” Morell said. “And the second issue is, even if they did squeeze them, their ability, even if they did squeeze them, would North Korean behavior change? I doubt it.”
In conclusion, my guess is this will not end well for any of us.
President Trump holds a Joint Press Conference with NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg on April 12, 2017. Trump speaks on Russia, China, North Korea and future relationships between countries. This is the compact version of Trump’s press conference with General Stoltenberg on 4/12/17!

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