December 31, 2017
Former Joint Chiefs of Staff Mike Mullen speaks out about the growing threat of North Korea’s nuclear program. speaks out about the growing threat of North Korea’s nuclear program.
During an interview Sunday Mullen said the regime’s nuclear weapons program will endanger the world.
The admiral also mentioned the importance of reminding allies of our presence in the region and that we will support them.
He emphasized how much of a threat North Korea is becoming and issued a warning about the possibility of a strike in the region.
“We’re actually closer, in my view, to a nuclear war with North Korea and in that region than we have ever been,” said Mullen. And I just don’t see how — I don’t see the opportunities to solve this diplomatically at this particular point.”
The admiral also touched on the ongoing Iranian protests and expressed his belief the U.S. should be more supportive of freedoms for the Iranian people.