Trump v. Kim: A Test of Wills Over the Korean Peninsula

Jun 09, 2017

Associate Director Paul D. Miller writes for Kings College London's "Defense in Depth" blog about the foreign policy dilemma on the Korean Peninsula for President Trump. 

Dr. Miller argues that while North Korea "has amassed an impressive record of criminality and barbarism," intervening isn't so simple. The only solution to the dilemma, he claims, is "coercive diplomacy, and possibly war." But this strategy comes with costs: "even though war might be necessary, it will not be easy or bloodless, and the aftermath would be immensely challenging to manage." 

Read more about policy challenges in the Korean peninsula in Dr. Miller's article here