Posted August 10, 2017
External Article: Associated Press
Margaret Kosal, associate professor in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at Georgia Tech, was quoted in “What Next for North Korea, Guam, and Trump? Experts Weigh In” for the Associated Press.
Margaret E. Kosal, director of the Sam Nunn Security Program and Military Fellows Program at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta:
Could North Korea truly attack Guam? “It’s likely no. No one outside of a small number of people in the DPRK can know for sure. Nonetheless, that capability is beyond anything that they have demonstrated thus far. Guam is a noncredible threat; Seoul and Japan is a credible threat.
She called Trump’s comments on Twitter “irresponsible. It does nothing to help the U.S. or our allies. It increases instability. Our diplomats need to be empowered to do their jobs.”
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