September 24, 2017

From good to bad: 5 possible options for what's next in North Korea-U.S. standoff

By Dr. Patrick M. Cronin

Source: USA Today

Journalist(s) Jim Michaels

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un persists in testing nuclear weapons and missiles in defiance of the United States and the rest of the world. President Trump imposed new sanctions and threatened to destroy North Korea. On Friday, Kim upped the ante with a threat to test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific for the first time.

Relations between the United States and North Korea have rarely been worse since the Korean War in the 1950s, when U.S. troops fought with South Korea against forces from the North.

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  • Dr. Patrick M. Cronin

    Senior Advisor and Senior Director, Asia-Pacific Security Program

    Patrick M. Cronin is a Senior Advisor and Senior Director of the Asia-Pacific Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Previously, he was the Senior ...