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Nuclear Risks in North East Asia Call For A Mutual Pullback

Toward A Nuclear Free World | IDN-InDepthNews
May 4, 2017
By Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs

The mounting confrontation with North Korea is raising grave dangers. Both sides have made potentially escalatory moves. Indeed, the combination of harsh rhetoric and threatening military actions has produced a situation that has been characterized by some in the United States as a Cuban missile crisis in slow motion. As was true in 1962, there is an unusual sense that events can slip out of control, that disastrous outcomes could result from the dynamics now underway in Northeast Asia.
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