Team Trump Needs To Find One Strategy On North Korea

North Korea has long maintained it wants nuclear weapons and long-range missiles to deter the United States from attempting to overthrow the regime of Kim Jong Un.

Pyongyang looks at states such as Iraq -- where Saddam Hussein was overthrown by the United States -- and Libya -- its late leader, Moammar Gadhafi, gave up his nuclear ambitions for sanctions relief and aid, only to be toppled and killed after the United States intervened in his country's civil unrest -- and believes that only being able to threaten the US mainland with a retaliatory nuclear strike can stop American military intervention.

Many experts say they believe North Korea would not use the weapons first. Kim values his regime's survival above all else and knows the use of a nuclear weapon would start a war he could not win, analysts say.

Source : http://www.cnn.com/2017/12/08/politics/north-korea-trump-dangerous-choice/index.html

A dangerous choice looms for Trump on North Korea
No one seems to know if Trump has a 'red line' for war with North Korea
Team Trump needs to find one strategy on North Korea
Reps. Comstock, Dingell on exposing Hill harassment; Amb. Haley talks Mideast peace process, North Korea threat
Corker, Cardin See Little ‘Firm’ in Latest Trump North Korea Shift
The thinking behind Kim Jong Un's North Korea 'madness'
Guest Editorial: Trump needs a real North Korea strategy, fast
The Latest: South Korea says North hasn't perfected ICBM
Three Things South Korea Needs In Order To Better Defend Itself
A dangerous choice looms for Trump on North Korea