World War III Won't Start Over Iran, But It Could Start Thanks To North Korea
The National Interest -

Robert Farley

Security, Asia

Let's not test it.

Key point: We can hardly rule out that political circumstances might shift such that North Korea becomes desperate enough to launch an attack, or that it imagines itself as having “one last great opportunity.” 

The most intense period of fighting in Korea ended some 60+ years ago, but the divide across the Peninsula remains the world’s most visible legacy of the Cold War.  While the Republic of Korea (ROK) has become economically successful and...

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