Even if North Korea could penetrate USA anti-missile defenses, its leaders would have to fear the incalculable damage and destruction from the US response.
What's more, North Korea is unlikely to be able to hit the continental United States with nuclear weapons.
However he did warn that the USA mainland was within missile firing range, according to reports.
Clinton, a former USA secretary of state, said Washington's allies had increasingly been expressing concern over the reliability of the United States, advising Washington to avoid becoming distracted with North Korean threats and be "as forcefully patient" as possible.
He warned that "the entire continental territory of the United States is in the reach of our fire" and that if the USA undertake an invasion, "they will not be able to escape our strict punishment anywhere in the world".
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Kim's speech follows escalating threats between North Korea and the United States, and increasingly tough U.N. sanctions. He pointed to military exercises and what he called a US plan to stage a "secret operation aimed at the removal of our supreme leadership".
North Korea's deputy United Nations ambassador called his country's nuclear and missile arsenal "a precious strategic asset that can not be reversed or bartered for anything".
Trump has called the North Korean leader "little rocket man" on a suicide mission, and vowed on Twitter to destroy the country if it threatened the United States or its allies.
Such a policy of No First Use, or NFU, of nuclear weapons has always been advocated by many prominent government officials and foreign policy analysts, both during and after the Cold War.
Instead, Kim said, all nuclear states are accelerating the modernization of their weapons and "reviving a nuclear arms race reminiscent of (the) Cold War era".