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Trump’s Strategy to Knock Out North Korean Missiles Carries Risk

  • Strategy would require real-time intelligence and surveillance
  • Commandos, cyber, laser and missile strikes seen as options
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North Korea Crisis Continues to Escalate
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The Trump administration’s national security strategy calls for a more aggressive approach toward stopping a North Korean missile strike on the U.S.: knocking the weapons out prior to launch.

But it’s unclear that the U.S. has the technology or on-the-ground intelligence to effectively carry out a preemptive strike in that kind of crisis situation. And if it fails, the result could be an even bloodier conflict.