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The Monitor's View Help North Koreans ‘live in the truth’

The US has now added the option of a preemptive strike on North Korea’s nuclear sites, but it should first highlight the regime’s human rights abuses. Here’s why that tactic helped bring down the Iron Curtain.

Reuters

North Korea tested its first nuclear device in 2006 and may soon test a missile capable of reaching an American city with such a weapon. This rising threat has now led the United States to widen its options to include a preemptive strike on the North’s weapon sites. The US and its allies remain frustrated that their main option, a tightening of economic sanctions, has not curbed the North’s nuclear threat.

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