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Harry Kazianis discusses the negotiations between North Korea, South Korea, and the United States. Kazianis says that although North Korea has some nuclear weapon capability, they’re not a real threat to America, because the moment they launched a missile they would be wiped off the map in minutes. Their economy is also so small that they pose no possible economic threat. He says the very best thing for everyone involved—especially the North Korean people—is to try to reach a peace deal, something that many Democrats seem intent on opposing in order to score political points against President Trump.
Discussed on the show:
“A U.S. Invasion of North Korea Would Be Like Opening the Gates of Hell” (The National Interest)
“How Donald Trump Can Reach a Peace Deal with North Korea” (The National Interest)
Singapore Declaration
Iran–Contra affair
“Amid Signs of a Thaw in North Korea, Tensions Bubble Up” (WSJ)
Harry Kazianis is director of defense studies at the Center for the National Interest and executive editor The National Interest. He previously served as editor of The Diplomat, a fellow at CSIS, and on the 2016 Ted Cruz foreign policy team. Follow him on Twitter @GrecianFormula.
This episode of the Scott Horton Show is sponsored by: Kesslyn Runs, by Charles Featherstone; NoDev NoOps NoIT, by Hussein Badakhchani; The War State, by Mike Swanson; WallStreetWindow.com; Roberts and Roberts Brokerage Inc.; Tom Woods’ Liberty Classroom; ExpandDesigns.com/Scott; and LibertyStickers.com.
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