Experts Say

Going to war?

October 30, 2017
By John Burton

When Koreans welcome (if that is the right word) U.S. President Donald Trump next week, they will be greeting a man who has the power to unleash a destructive war on the Korean peninsula that could kill millions. Whether Trump is preparing a preventive war against North Korea has become the subject of a feverish debate in Washington. The consensus among analysts is that the U.S. faces two stark choices in dealing with North Korea's nuclear program, either accept it and pursue a policy of containment, or engage in a catastrophic military conflict to stop it.
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