Could America Defeat North Korea Using Its Navy Alone?
The National Interest -

James Holmes

Security, Asia

Probably not (at least not without some outside help). 

Here's What You Need to Remember: Carrier strike groups tote an array of bombs and cruise missiles suitable for peppering North Korean targets. Yet it’s doubtful in the extreme that conventional fire would compel Pyongyang to abandon its fledgling nuclear stockpile, let alone terminate the regime or its armed forces altogether.

How can the U.S. Navy destroy North Korea should Washington give the word? It can’t....

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