This Nov. 29, 2017, file image provided by the North Korean government on Nov. 30, 2017, shows what the North Korean government calls the Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile, at an undisclosed location in North Korea.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says he is willing to hold inter-Korean dialogue to discuss his country's participation in the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games in South Korea.
The problem: The United States has adopted an untenable position by insisting on the elimination of North Korea's nuclear arsenal. "This is reality, not a threat", Kim said during a televised New Year's Day speech.
As 2018 beckons, the question now is whether the North will conduct more tests until it can confidently deploy its new long-range missile, and whether it will detonate a nuclear weapon over the Pacific to demonstrate once and for all its capabilities.
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Retired Adm. Mike Mullen on Sunday warned the U.S.is closer to a nuclear war with North Korea than ever before.
The president vowed to destroy North Korea if the country continued to threaten the US, speaking during his maiden speech at the United Nations earlier this year. It described North Korea as an "undeniable new strategic state and nuclear power".
"Do not expect any change in its policy", the report read.
The North will only use nuclear weapons if its security is threatened, he added.