Kim has proven pretty good at making sure his opponents have no good military moves.
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If the U.S. attacks North Korea, the world could see another nuclear war.China – if only it would help more! Those sentiments have produced a collective shrug from many as they watch the North make rapid strides toward developing nuclear missiles capable of striking anywhere in the United States.Below, three experts offer ideas on how the U.S. might get out of its policy box on North Korea.DETERRENCE: A FAMILIAR GAME FOR U.S. Deterrence is about making sure your opponent has no good military moves. The good news is deterrence is a game the U.S. has played before.Along with preventing a U.S. attack, North Korea's nuclear weapons and missile tests are intended to create discord among the U.S., Japan and South Korea – and, though it's not an American ally – China.He believes North Korea is already taking advantage of the growing split between Washington and Beijing to "sprint to the WMD [weapons of mass destruction] finish line".He said that instead of pointing fingers, Washington needs to accept that the core problem is between the U.S. and North Korea and firmly take the wheel.THE ART OF THE DEALIf the U.S. is going to get what it wants, it has to know what it wants.
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