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13 August 2017, 10:52 | Darnell Patrick
CIA director predicts more North Korea tests
"He conducted two in July, so it wouldn't surprise me if there was another missile test", Pompeo said to Fox News on Sunday.
President Donald Trump alarmed some lawmakers last week when he warned the country that it would experience "fire and fury" if it threatened the USA again.
Clapper said on CNN that the rhetoric was having a destabilizing affect and could cause North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to decide to lash out.
But the intelligence chief also said he saw no imminent threat of North Korea attacking the US with such a nuclear weapon, although he expected the rogue nation's missile program would continue despite global sanctions.
Pompeo said "there's nothing imminent today", in response to a question about how anxious should people be over the escalating tensions.
"The reaction in North Korea that we are intending to get is an is an understanding that America is no longer going to have the strategic patience that it's had that has permitted him to continue to develop his weapons program", Pompeo said.
He said, "I think India's could help everyone, they could help North Korea to understand the seriousness of the situation".
Wouldn't be surprising if North Korea tests another missile: CIA chief
President Trump wrote on Twitter on Friday that U.S. "President Trump has made it clear that it is his intention to protect the American people".
White House officials have insisted the investigation is not created to apply additional pressure on China as it relates to North Korea despite the president's previous remarks that he would be more amenable on trade if China stopped Pyongyang's nuclear program. Donald Trump in particular has promised "fire and anger" at North Korea. It also said that the two "reiterated their mutual commitment to denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula".
North Korea announced on Thursday plans to fire missiles near the US Pacific territory of Guam, even though there was no indication an attack is imminent.
The North then came out with a threat to lob four intermediate-range "Hwasong-12" missiles near Guam, a tiny USA territory some 2,000 miles (3,200 kilometres) from the North's capital, Pyongyang.
"The United States military is always locked and loaded", he said.
CIA Director Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that President Trump would consider it "unacceptable" for North Korea to possess a nuclear-armed ballistic missile capable of striking the United States - a development believed to be soon within Pyongyang's reach.
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North Korea responded saying under no circumstances will it give up its nukes or put them on the negotiating table. Stop testing missiles for an "extended period", Tillerson said, and the USA might deem North Korea ready to talk.
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