Imitating its Islamist Partner's Repeated Threats to "Burn Tel Aviv," Pyongyang Threatens Tokyo with a Nuclear Holocaust
A case of weakness, real or perceived, inviting aggression?
Apparently, yes. The criminal states seem to have no fear of U.S. military might.
North Korea is threatening to strike Japan--with nuclear weapons.
The threat is similar to that which Pyongyang's proliferation partner, Iran, has made--namely, to "burn Tel Aviv" if Iran comes under attack over its nuclear program, even if the United States attacks Iran alone, without Israel's involvement.
The rogue states are effectively seeking to hold whole countries hostage, threatening civilian populations with annihilation.