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Four paths to a ‘strategic miscalculation’ over North Korea

Dr. Or Rabinowitz

On Monday, North Korea’s foreign minister, Ri Yong Ho, declared that Pyongyang sees President Trump’s statements on Twitter as a declaration of war, and threatened to shoot down U.S. military aircraft in international airspace. The intensifying crisis surrounding the North Korean weapons program makes the risk of a strategic miscalculation, a situation in which one side misinterprets an action by its rival as a first step toward war, higher than ever before.

In an op-ed to the Washington Post, MENACS nonproliferation expert, Dr. Or Rabinowitz, presents four likely, yet avoidable, paths for strategic miscalculations on the North Korean crisis.

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