Pentagon Offers Assessment Of What Conflict With NK Would Look Like


A ground invasion of North Korea is the only way to “‘locate and destroy'” the reclusive country’s nuclear weapons sites “with complete certainty,” the Pentagon wrote in a letter to lawmakers.

The letter, outlining what a potential conflict with North Korea would look like, said that it is difficult to assess the “‘best- or worst-case casualty scenarios'” from an attack from the North, noting the proximity of Seoul, South Korea’s capital and largest city, to the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ).

The Pentagon declined to detail how the U.S. would counter a nuclear strike by North Korea, but offered to give lawmakers a classified briefing on the matter.

Read more at The Hill.



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