February 25, 2024

Experts agree: U.S. military action against North Korea won’t work

ROK, Japanese analysts see a pre-emptive strike against the North as far too risky

While the Trump administration explores options, including use of military force, to counter North Korea’s increasing threat, South Korean and Japanese experts see military options against North Korea as all-but-impossible.

They say that any U.S. military action against North Korea entails high damage risks on South Korea and Japan, and that the U.S. will be forced to shelf plans for military intervention eventually.