“My mission is to break the ice between hostile countries,” Rodman told Sports Illustrated. “Why it’s been left to me to smooth things over, I don’t know. Dennis Rodman, of all people. Keeping us safe is really not my job; it’s the black guy’s job," he said, referring to President Barack Obama.
"But I’ll tell you this: If I don’t finish in the top three for the next Nobel Peace Prize, something’s seriously wrong.”
Rodman claims that Kim, whom he considers his “friend for life,” just wants to talk basketball with Obama, and he doesn’t consider the North Korean leader a threat to the U.S.