Sunday, May 12, 2013 9:07 am
Gates worries about escalation of Korean tension
The Associated Press
Robert Gates says that after many years of "swallowing provocation," the South Koreas "are not prepared to take that anyone."
Gates says that creates a situation where the next act of provocation "could result in an escalation and the situation getting out of control."
Gates tells CBS' "Face the Nation" that he worries that the North's young leader, Kim Jong Un (kim jawng oon), "does not have an understanding of that."
He says that while Chinese do have influence with Kim, "they don't have control and that worries me."