After a lull, South Korea is suddenly talking about going nuclear again | NK News
July 15, 2024
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After a lull, South Korea is suddenly talking about going nuclear again

Leading conservatives are endorsing nukes to defend against North Korea, reginiting debate about reliance on US military

Seventy-one years to the day since North Korea invaded the South, one of the ROK’s highest-profile politicians declared that Seoul should go nuclear — and kicked a hornets’ nest that shows no signs of dying down.

“It’s the June 25 anniversary today," Na Kyung-won, a frontrunner to lead the conservative People Power Party (PPP), wrote on Facebook last week. “Now we have to arm ourselves with nuclear weapons too.”

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