North Korea: Why do they want nukes? | IN 60 SECONDS

Throughout the Cold War, the United States and Russia stockpiled nuclear weapons as a deterrent to one another. Does North Korea have the same motive? AEI’s Nicholas Eberstadt argues that Kim Jong-un is making nukes with the intention to use them for a political checkmate.

ARTICLE – The crystal clear strategy of North Korea: https://goo.gl/jEfHVC

ARTICLE – How to really deal with the North Korean nuclear threat: https://goo.gl/JsqFEA

ARTICLE – From “engagement” to threat reduction: moving toward a North Korea policy that works: https://goo.gl/Ez3dyd

Nicholas Eberstadt is AEI’s Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy: https://goo.gl/GvhZmt

Subscribe to AEI’s YouTube Channel
https://www.youtube.com/user/AEIVideos?sub_confirmation=1

Like us on Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/AEIonline

Follow us on Twitter
https://twitter.com/AEI

For more information
http://www.aei.org

Photo credits:
Reuters
BY – The Official CTBTO Photostream https://goo.gl/2YFnWE
BY – Ged Carroll https://goo.gl/e9ffXy

Photos marked “BY” are used under Creative Commons Attribution License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

Music credit:
“I Can’t Remmber I Can’t Recall” by The 129ers – Provided by YouTube Audio Library

Third-party photos, graphics, and video clips in this video may have been cropped or reframed. Music in this video may have been recut from its original arrangement and timing.

In the event this video uses Creative Commons assets: If not noted in the description, titles for Creative Commons assets used in this video can be found at the link provided after each asset.

The use of third-party photos, graphics, video clips, and/or music in this video does not constitute an endorsement from the artists and producers licensing those materials.

AEI operates independently of any political party and does not take institutional positions on any issues. AEI scholars, fellows, and their guests frequently take positions on policy and other issues. When they do, they speak for themselves and not for AEI or its trustees or other scholars or employees.

More information on AEI research integrity can be found here: http://www.aei.org/about/

#aei #news #politics #government #education #korea #northkorea #dprk #kimjongun #donaldtrump #trump #military #war #asia #pacific