Why Mutually Assured Destruction Won't Stop North Korea | Think | NBC News

The 2018 Winter Olympics kicks off in Pyeonchang tonight amid a backdrop of nuclear tensions on the Korean Peninsula. President Donald Trump has taken embraced a big-stick approach to North Korean relations, notably tweeting that his “Nuclear button” is “bigger & more powerful” than that of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. It is classical deterrence theory distilled to 280 characters: that the promise of nuclear retaliation will deter other states from launching their own nuclear attack. But is it

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Why Mutually Assured Destruction Won't Stop North Korea | Think | NBC News

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