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Kerry Compares Kim Jong Un To Saddam Hussein

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Kerry said that Kim Jong Un is incredibly dangerous, and emphasized the need to end North Korea's nuclear program.

"The insights that we have tell us that he is a, you know, spontaneous, erratic ... still worried about his place in the power structure and maneuvering to eliminate any potential kind of a adversary or competitor and does so, obviously, ruthlessly," Kerry said. "To have a nuclear weapon, potentially, in the hands of somebody like Kim Jong In -- Jun -- just becomes even more unacceptable."