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"What to do about North Korea?" von Enrico Fels

15.08.2017

In light of North Korea’s persistent aggression against the US and its regional allies, this paper examines four basic policy options the Trump Administration could adopt towards the regime in Pyongyang. These are 1) a pre-emptive attack; 2) greater political and military responses to future provocations; 3) a decapitation strike, and 4) acceptance. As the author finds that each of these four unilateral options are anything but attractive for the US, he also proposes a fifth approach, which would employ a non-military digital strategy to undermine the population’s confidence in the government and its leader. - weiter lesen