North Korea’s supreme ruler Kim Jong Un is more than just Dennis Rodman’s homie, he wants to launch a nuclear attack on the U.S., and anyone else in his line of fire. Jong Un has been picking up where his father left off as the leader of the Asian country and is ridiculed as a tyrant, who committed human rights crimes against the people of North Korea.
Earlier today North Korea responded to U.N. sanctions against its nuclear missile testing, by threatening a “preemptive nuclear attack.” According to news agency, KCNA there was talk of an “all out war,” as peace agreements with South Korea have been scrapped.
The announcement came just after Susan Rice, U.S. ambassador to the UN, stated that America is “fully capable of dealing with any North Korean missile threat.”
While the Obama Administration doesn’t seem to be fearful of an attack from, other countries, like China are begging for peace. “China calls on the relevant parties to be calm and exercise restraint and avoid taking any further action that would cause any further escalations,” said a spokesman for the foreign ministry.
Time will tell if Jong Un is serious with his plans, which we thought made for a good opportunity to get to know him a little better. Check out 10 things to know about him.