In this May 10, 2016, file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un waves at parade participants in Pyongyang, North Korea. When Kim Jong Un took the helm of North Korea in late 2011, speculation swirled around the young leader. What would he Photo: AP)
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Kim Jong-un just wants to stay in power, like any normal dictator - and that is an argument against nuclear war

North Korea’s leader isn’t trying to pick a fight with the US, say analysts - but by developing nuclear weapons he may be trying to discourage the US from intervening in any conflict with South Korea

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In this May 10, 2016, file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un waves at parade participants in Pyongyang, North Korea. When Kim Jong Un took the helm of North Korea in late 2011, speculation swirled around the young leader. What would he Photo: AP)
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