April 02, 2024

Kim Jong Un Faces Annihilation in Most Korea War Scenarios

Source: Bloomberg

Journalist: Jon Herskovitz

If Kim misjudged and thought the US and South Korea were looking to end his regime — instead of just deliver a message of deterrence — he might preemptively use a nuclear weapon, said Duyeon Kim, an adjunct senior fellow in Seoul at the Center for a New American Security.

A US National Intelligence Estimate that was declassified last year said Kim would probably only use his atomic arsenal if he believes he and his regime are in peril.

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  • Duyeon Kim