Christopher K. Johnson

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Over the past month, North Korea’s 29-year-old leader, Kim Jong Un, has threatened to attack Washington with nuclear weapons, declared a state of war with neighboring South Korea and warned diplomats to evacuate the peninsula.

The Obama administration has sent conflicting responses: first deploying bombers and new missile defense assets to the region, then appearing to back off and calling for dialogue with Pyongyang. This is a pattern the North has come to expect of all U.S. administrations.

Historically, after major provocations, the United States has returned to the bargaining table with North Korea within, on average, five monthsof a provocation.…  Seguir leyendo »