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How Might a War with North Korea End?

| Nov. 14, 2017

President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un slink toward war. The president took to Twitter last month announcing that "only one thing will work" in Korea, insinuating military action. His speech to South Korea’s National Assembly last week may not have featured the fiery rhetoric of his tweets, but it offered only an unrealistic path toward peace. Denuclearization is a dream for North Korea, and Trump's verbal bombardments on the North Korean regime do nothing to make it reality. Kim, meanwhile, deploys inflammatory language of his own and continues destabilizing nuclear weapons and ballistic missile tests. Taking each side at its word, war seems increasingly likely. Concerned Americans must now seriously ask our leaders: How might a war with North Korea end?...

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