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Against North Korea, Deterrence of a Different Kind

Omar Lamrani
Senior Military Analyst, Stratfor
Oct 3, 2017 | 09:00 GMT
On paper, deterrence is fairly straightforward concept. But in practice, the policy can look quite different depending on the nations implementing and being targeted by it.

On paper, deterrence is fairly straightforward concept. But in practice, the policy can look quite different depending on the nations implementing and being targeted by it.

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During the Cold War, the United States became an expert in the concept of nuclear deterrence. But this isn’t the 20th century, and North Korea is no Soviet Union. ...

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