The North Korean nuclear threat, explained

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Why experts are urging Trump to act now while he still can.

4:25 - Clarification: the US has the largest arsenal of ICBMs, Russia has the largest arsenal of nuclear warheads as of April 1, 2017. https://www.state.gov/documents/organization/269651.pdf

Additional links:

https://missilethreat.csis.org/country/dprk/

http://www.cnn.com/2017/04/16/opinions/north-korea-military-parade-explained/

http://38north.org/2015/02/jlewis020515/



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North Korea has been showing off its latest range of ballistic missiles and this map shows how far each one can go. As you can see, it looks like most of the United States is in range and it's got people panicking. 
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Maurine Chan
This is bullcrap why would anyone want a war
Caio Lima Netto
Well ... now they have an ICBM ... time to redo the video!
Odee Dillon
Vox, your data is not up to date. NKorea has had a working ICBM since late last year, 2016. It was the payload they only recently managed to shrink to fit it. Sorry, I cannot reveal a link to the source, but the information is out there, if you know how to look.
Mr Cookiez
Everytime i see kim jung un I sing firework.
Jeffery Rightmire
Find Kim and diaper him, powder his butt. (Take him out)
Adrianlegacy81 3
Cellbit?
ONAN 762
obama's 'strategic patience'...another word for 'laziness'
عنيزه
tfw unlisted
sullyFL
Seems like the USA should be leaning harder on China. Americans can build goods, too.
Franklin&Tangelo 345
I'm related to General Leslie R. Groves! Look him up on Wikipedia!
IsabelleSandbank
Jesus Christ, we need to do something fast
Leap Tech
There's no easy way to deal with North Korea, they must be completely destroyed.
Gamery
What's the song's name under the video?
Michael Ricks
maybe update this info. given that the July 4th ICBM missile launch which traveled more than 1200+ miles straight up and could have been aimed at Alaska and Hawaii. It did support re-entry. Minimizing the warhead is another issue though.
Andreas Schwarzkopf
USA is not the world police.
Kakashi Hokage
North Korea just needs to back the hell up. We have bombs that can blow them off the planet, from ww2. Lmao.
Kurt Henderson
same exact video as the video they just recently uploaded, under the same name, thumbnail, and with most of the same words.
Brandon
well, this is awkward
Anebt Anurami
We let the Germans build their military and paid for our denial with 70 million lives. Thanks, Chamberlain. You were mostly responsible. We have to drag this Kim out before another 70 million lives, or more, are lost.
Inder Singh
They would have chopsticks when they run out of missiles
James Mikin
Why Not Point Those Rockets To Space?
Redeye Gaming
Who cares? They fire one missile at the U.S or anyone and they will be destroyed. We beat the Koreans in a few weeks during the Korean war, without Russia's or china's support they will be finished. Even if they had 1000 nukes it would be a suicide mission.
Justthatrandomguy Withaspaceinhisname
Japan is in danger. They have already been nuked 2 times too many
Justthatrandomguy Withaspaceinhisname
Relax... they just need a snickers... you're not you when you're hungry
Max Hu
did u know u would qualify for NK military if u were over 4 foot
Zero time for fun
sad part is North Korea is becoming more and more successful each day, and now the US us debating weather to start a war with them or not
It's Aquern
well now we're screwed now aren't we!
tauntbracelet39 yt
well now they have a icbm working now witch can it Alaska.
TaYlOr C.A.M
North Korea have just announced they have a working ICBM .... timed to panic if you live in the USA...which I don't 🇬🇧
sunny dae
If something does happen it will be a United States driven false flag operation. Notice that bilderberg also took place strangely around when North Korea mentioned they can now reach the u.s. With nuclear capability hmmmm....
Aurora
Well, shitski.
Tony Hill
He isn’t going to any thing
DesigenrsPen
wow this was actually very informative
Ashotgun23
The real threat is China who wants to keep its business with North Korea alive no matter how far Kim Jong Un will go with his nuclear program.
China has no intention to lose its power and influence in North Korea, giving the World another demonstration of how deceiving and dangerous is the behaviour of Beijing around Asia.
The Chinese Communist Party knows very well that if the North Korean threat is eliminated, the Korean peninsula would be unified under the control of South Korea and with the economic support from US and Japan.
Max Hu
conclusion: live in South america
Paloma Sierra
@vox thank you so much for this video, it was well explained and now I am able to explain this to my parents who dont know alot of english.
Calca Calacanul
lol 1 ICBM doesnt mean that NK can reply to a USA attack, USA being able te delete NK with its large number of nukes
donbasuradenuevo
Trump should call Solid Snake or Raiden to take Fatty Kim's and his cronies' heads.
Isabella Miao
Did anyone else think of senbonzakura when he said ICBM?
DrSmallarms
nope. Russian nuclear arsenal is bigger then the US
William Blake
Yeah North Korean will NEVER launch against anyone..........end of lesson.
SuperMokez
this is hilarious "the us is keeping the world safe from north korea" lmao. they only need those nukes so that they aren't attacked by the us the dprk will never attack first.
kdwaynec
Thank goodness Florida is safe!
Jad Shahine
doesn't russia have the largest nuclear arsenal?
conreo
Why someone would like to use a nuke bomb?...
BAKED TV
Instead of wars why can't they do rock paper scissors
ncooty
+Vox @2:31 You mean "raises the question," not "begs the question." Vox frequently makes this error; please stop misusing the phrase.
Uni Versal
So you're telling me that about 10 men have the power to kill millions of people with the press of a button? Ok.
SmokeyTube
The only reason nk is making a bombs is to get attention. Without a bombs no one would even know about nk.
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