Experts shrug at N. Korea’s latest declaration of ‘war’

in 2013, Andrew Bacevich, Boston Herald, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers
March 31st, 2013

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Andrew Bacevich, College of Arts & Sciences

Security experts dismissed as rhetoric North Korea’s declaration of “a state of war” with South Korea and the latest threats to shut down a profitable border factory complex run jointly by the two neighboring nations…

Expert quote:

“North Korea has a long history of making threatening noises. In virtually no case have the threats materialized. Few observers believe that the North Korea rhetoric will translate into any action. In all likelihood, the intended audience is a domestic one.”

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