February 29, 2024
Opinion

How will President-elect Trump impact the U.S.-ROK relationship?

Most believe the alliance will survive the controversial new commander-in-chief

Forget about a U.S. "first strike" on North Korea in case U.S. spy satellites and high-flying U2 observation planes spot long-range missiles poised for firing whenever North Korean leader Kim Jong Un presses the button.

That's the sense that American experts, and Korean officials, convey as they consider a wide range of scenarios that President-elect Donald Trump might pursue vis-a-vis North Korea.

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