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Response to lies (Reply #29)

Tue Apr 25, 2017, 04:35 PM

51. Don't fool yourself, NK can nuke Japan, maybe once. Once is too much.


On the other hand, NK can't be allowed to hold everybody hostage just because they can nuke Japan.

There are NO easy solutions, but we can be sure that tRump will find something and think that it is easy and then RepubliCONs will fall into line.

Probably the best solution is aggressive deterrence while seeming to do nothing. Ring N Korea with force such that if they do something really stupid they will get hammered and pounded. It drives war-mongers nuts, but containment has worked well in many situations and it reduces third party suffering to almost nil.

Being too overt and too showy and escalatory and chest-thumping is really bad strategy.

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