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Redeployment of tactical nuclear weapons is not a solution to N. Korean nuke issue

March 6, 2017
With The Hankyoreh

In its efforts to develop new North Korea policy, the Donald Trump administration in the US is reportedly weighing the option of redeploying tactical nuclear weapons on the Korean Peninsula. Thereís even been talk of a preemptive strike on the North, a secondary boycott against China, and additional THAAD system deployments on the Korean Peninsula. A new government is entitled to consider every option as it forms its policy, but itís worrying to see how much of its focus is on hard-line options that are unrealistic and create serious side effects.
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