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This Is How South Korea Plans to Stop a Nuclear Attack from North Korea

The National Interest
July 10, 2017
By Kyle Mizokami

South Korea is assembling a strike force of ballistic missiles, cruise missiles, air power and marines to neutralize the North Korean threat. Designed to kill or incapacitate the country’s leadership—particularly Kim Jong-un—in the crisis before war, the so-called Kill Chain and Korea Massive Punishment and Retaliation (KMPR) plans are like something out of a military techno-thriller, with hundreds of precision-guided missiles and commandos engaged in a race against time to stop a nuclear attack. What are Kill Chain and KMPR, and could they work in heading off a nuclear war?
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