North Korean nuclear strikes? Beware US military's myths and misconceptions

By Clive Williams
Updated April 24 2018 - 9:29pm, first published April 12 2017 - 2:50pm

Donald Trump has adopted a more assertive posture towards North Korea after US domestic and allies' support for his strike on Syria. But the re-routing of the USS Carl Vinson carrier strike group towards the Korean peninsula, and increasing political pressure on North Korea to abandon its nuclear warhead and intercontinental-ballistic-missile programs, will increase the potential for strategic miscalculation.

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