April 8, 2017

THAT'S A BONUS, NOT A DRAWBACK:

Trump's Options for North Korea Include Placing Nukes in South Korea (WILLIAM M. ARKIN, CYNTHIA MCFADDEN, KEVIN MONAHAN and ROBERT WINDREM, 4/08/17, NBC News)

Another option is to target and kill North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and other senior leaders in charge of the country's missiles and nuclear weapons and decision-making. Adopting such an objective has huge downsides, said Lippert, who also served as an assistant defense secretary under President Barack Obama.

"Discussions of regime change and decapitation...tend to cause the Chinese great pause of concern and tends to have them move in the opposite direction we would like them to move in terms of pressure," he said.

Basically, if we regime change Syria, North Korea and the PRC our work is nearly all done.

Posted by at April 8, 2017 7:05 PM

  

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