Sourabh Gupta, policy specialist at the Institute for China-America Studies, joins “News with Ed” to discuss the latest developments surrounding North Korea, arguing that while “none of us can say exactly what he wants,” we shouldn’t doubt that Kim Jong-un values the security of his regime above all. He also discusses friction in the relationship between US, South Korea and China, as well as Russian President Vladimir Putin’s stake in the matter.

Ed Schultz is an American television and radio host, a liberal political commentator, and a former sports broadcaster. He was the host of The Ed Show, a weekday news talk program on MSNBC, and The Ed Schultz Show, a talk radio show, nationally syndicated by Dial Global. Ed has won three Eric Sevareid Awards and has managed and been lead talent for a broadcast team that has won two Marconis and a prestigious Peabody Award. Ed has been named one of the top ten radio hosts in the country by Talkers Magazine for a number of years. Ed Schultz has been a nominee by Syndicated News/Talk Personality of the year by Radio & Records.