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James Stavridis

North Korea's Secret Weapon: A Huge Electromagnetic Storm

A couple of nukes detonated at high altitude could be like thousands of lightning strikes hitting every home and business in the U.S.

Something up his sleeve?

Something up his sleeve?

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The diplomatic circuit is awash in optimism as the proposed summit between North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump draws near. Indeed, Trump is right to go to the table with the North Koreans and negotiate for full denuclearization.

Still, given the long history of North Korea’s double-dealing, outright lying, and surreptitious construction of weapons of mass destruction, the likelihood of Kim actually surrendering his nuclear weapons is extremely low, no matter what he says publicly.