North Korea and the US…

North Korea and the US ‘on a slide towards conflict’

“War in North Korea is now almost inevitable because of the country’s diplomatic stalemate with America, a senior UN official claims.

Ahead of this week’s crucial talks between members of the UN Security Council, Maurice Strong, special adviser to the Secretary General Kofi Annan, was gloomy on the chances of a peaceful settlement.

‘I think war is unnecessary, it’s unthinkable and unfortunately it’s entirely possible,’ he said.”