South Korea doesn't need nuclear weapons

  • by: New York Times Editorial
  • Updated: March 18, 2013 - 6:52 PM

It’s little wonder that South Koreans are thinking about ways to defend themselves, given North Korea’s bizarre and dangerous behavior. The North has recently launched a long-range rocket and conducted its third nuclear test. It has also unleashed a barrage of apocalyptic threats, including potentially launching “pre-emptive nuclear strikes” on Seoul and the United States and declaring the 1953 Korean War armistice nullified.

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