North Korea "months away" from ability to hit U.S. with nuclear weapon -U.S. envoy

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UN Envoy Says North Korea Is Only "Months Away" From Striking US. A few weeks ago, we highlighted an interview given by CIA Director Mike Pompeo to "CBS This Morning" where he claimed that North Korea was "only a handful of months" from realizing the long-term goal of its nuclear weapons program: Developing a missile that could deliver a nuclear payload to the Continent US with a high degree of accuracy. At the time, we cautioned that these remarks should be taken with a grain of salt, because Pompeo had repeated this same claim in the past. But today,...