14 June 1975: Pyongyang seems to fear a miscalculation by Washington just as much as Washington fears a miscalculation by Pyongyang

How seriously should one regard official North Korean warnings that “War may break out at any moment”? President Kim Il-Sung of North Korea has just returned to Pyongyang after a round of visits to friendly capitals in Asia, Europe and Africa where he sought to impress his hosts with the danger of war.

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