Published On: Sun, Aug 13th, 2017

Kim Jong-un views nuclear weapons as a way to escape fate of Saddam and Gadhafi

US North Korea

Most experts agree that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s No. 1 goal is self-preservation. That means, in his mind, pursuit of nuclear weapons and a missile program is the best way to stave off any attempts by the U.S. to overthrow the regime.