North Korea in its current form traces its roots back to the end of World War II when the Korean Peninsula was split in two: The Soviet Union controlled the north, and the US controlled the south. "You have this guy making bellicose threats against somebody else who has very little to lose over there".
But Corbyn's words are being heavily drowned out amid the ongoing sabre-rattling between Trump and the Kim regime. "It's tailor-made for somebody to misuse".
"That was one of those I wish I'd not said", Ellison told the Post.
Ellison warned Trump's rhetoric could spur Kim to take action first and called for someone to bring "calm to the situation, not spiking it". A panel co-hosted by the American Civil Liberties Union brainstormed ways to respond if a military crisis broke out and the Trump administration were to respond by curtailing civil liberties. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), which visits detainees worldwide, does not have access to political prison camps in North Korea, believed to hold some 100,000 people.
"With radical beliefs like these, Democrats need to decide whether Keith Ellison deserves to speak for their party going forward", the RNC rapid response director said.