Tensions hit fever pitch on Korean peninsula

Tensions hit fever pitch on Korean peninsula
Tensions hit fever pitch on Korean peninsula

Tensions hit fever pitch on Korean peninsula

On Friday, North Korean state media reported that Kim Jong-un had ordered missile units to be ready to strike the United States and South Korea. This comes just a day after two American stealth bombers flew over the Korean Peninsula in a military exercise. Bruce Cumings, author of The Korean War: A History, and professor at the University of Chicago, tells Worldview whether he thinks North Korea poses a real security threat. (Photo: AP Images).