The world just became a much more dangerous place. The stunning assessment by US intelligence that North Korea can now miniaturise its nuclear weapons to place them on a long-range missile is a game-changer for the US and for Australia.
It removes the last major obstacle to launching a nuclear attack on the US or Australia and it catapults the odious regime of dictator Kim Jong-un into the club of fully-fledged nuclear powers.Sponsored Ads
What’s more US intelligence now estimates he has around 60 nuclear weapons, three times more than some previous estimates.
Never in history has such a destructive capability been in the hands of such a madman.