North Korea: the Most Dangerous Country on Earth?

Three American Presidents – Clinton, Bush, and Obama – have tried and failed to curb North Korea’s nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs. Since assuming office in 2011, the new and mercurial supreme leader Kim Jung-Un has continued the family tradition, while executing his relatives and generals, maintaining a gulag state, and launching cyber attacks against a movie company that made a bad movie about North Korea leaders. Over time, North Korea will acquire a larger nuclear arsenal and missile forces to threaten the United States directly. With growing capacity, North Korea could provide technology and materials to other rogue states or terrorists. What options are available to deal with the North Korean threat? Is there a new strategy to respond to the North Korean threat or are we condemned to repeat the past?

Festival: 2015

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