Video Duration 25 minutes 15 seconds
From: Inside Story

US-North Korea war of words: Where is this heading?

Taking aim and talking tough: Colourful language from Trump and Kim Jong-un as tensions continue to rise.

For years the West has put up with North Korea’s threats and colourful prose. But now the US president is using similar language, and the world is forced to take notice.

All prompted by Kim Jong-un’s threats of missile attacks on a tiny island in the Pacific – the US territory of Guam.

So what’s next?

Presenter: Richelle Carey


Andrei Lankov – Professor of Korean Studies, Kookmin University

Se-Woong Koo – Managing Editor, Korea Expose

Ken Eom – A former North Korean soldier who defected in 2010