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Nuclear Proliferation And Tension On The Korean Peninsula

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The US should unofficially help South Korea build nuclear missiles and place them at the North Korean border. The US should treat them like they treat Israel’s and pretend they don’t exist. We will send American engineers and workers over to South Korea to help build them and tell the public and the world that it is to help build infrastructure. It will be revenue for American companies and workers while simultaneously protecting South Korea. If the secret of South Korea having nuclear weapons is exposed the US should say they have placed out own nuclear weapons at the border for defensive purposes. America shouldn’t admit that they have helped the South Koreans become nuclear instead they ...view middle of the document...

I also think that other countries would see the US placing business men and builders in South Korea as the US believing South Korea is safe and ignoring North Korea. America wouldn’t send business men and builders to somewhere dangerous or unsafe. If it were to come out that America had placed bombs at the North Korea South Korea border I think all our Asian allies would feel safer not upset.
The only country the US should tell besides South Korea is China. The Chinese government should be warned in advance that the US is placing US owned missiles in South Korea so China doesn’t feel threatened and side with North Korea. While the US can go to war with North Korea it is a bad idea and would be an even worse idea if North Korea has China as an ally. In this case it is best to tell China and have them on our side from the beginning. However America shouldn’t give China a timeline just in case so they can’t warn North Korea in advance. The US should also specifically tell China the missiles are owned by America so it doesn’t seem like the Americans are breaking are breaking international law by letting South Korea build nukes. Even though China is one of North Korea’s closest allies they recently signed a UN proposition aiming to place tougher sanctions on North Korea, specifically their nuclear program. This proves China doesn’t approve of North Korea’s nuclear ambitions and North Korea’s constant provoking of the US. Being allied with North Korea doesn’t benefit China in anyway, North Korea is parasitic. We should offer China an alliance so that they don’t feel siding with us will leave them ally less. If China is one of our allies they won’t feel threatened by our other Asian alliances. Having China on our side in stopping Kim Jung Un would be to our great advantage.
There is a risk that this plan as with any plan where the United States doesn’t submit to North Korea will lead to escalation. Although as long as the secret doesn’t get out that the missiles are there the US building “infrastructure” shouldn’t be a problem and shouldn’t escalate the situation. During that time the US should ignore any threats made by the North Koreans before they have realized the existence of the missiles. Nevertheless with South Korea, China and the US knowing about the weapons the secret is bound to get out and once it does that will definitely lead to escalation. Although I believe it will lead to escalation I don’t believe it cause action on the part of North Korea.
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