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The Central Intelligence Agency has told President Donald Trump that North Korea could have the ability to strike major U.S. cities, even with nuclear weapons, within the next three months, a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations told British officials last week, according to The Guardian.
John Bolton, who served under former President George W. Bush, reportedly told officials at the House of Commons that CIA “chiefs” claimed there was a “three-month window” to act before Kim Jong Un’s regime gained the capability to attack U.S. cities.
Though Bolton is not an official within Trump’s administration, the apparent warning suggests North Korea’s threats of war and “fire” could be fully realized as early as March 2018.
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The Guardian also reported that a senior U.S. commander recently said the same thing to a former European parliamentarian at the Demilitarized Zone on the …