US seriously considering ‘bloody nose’ strategy: US experts - Korean Herald

Thursday, February 1, 2018

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With the White House abandoning its plan to nominate Victor Cha as US ambassador to Seoul allegedly over his objection to the “bloody nose” strategy, speculation is rising on whether the Trump administration is seeking to conduct a limited military strike against North Korea.

White House Drops Victor Cha As Candidate For Ambassador To South Korea - NPR

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

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After he criticized the idea of a U.S. preemptive strike on North Korea, Victor Cha is no longer the White House's candidate for Ambassador to South Korea. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Frank Aum of the U.S. Institute of Peace about the Trump administration's "bloody nose" strategy.

South Korea Will Take Up North Korea On Its Offer To Hold Diplomatic Talks - NPR

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

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South Korea is hoping to hold its first official diplomatic meeting with North Korea in more than two years. NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Frank Aum, senior expert on North Korea at the United States Institute of Peace, about the upcoming meeting and the impact such high talks might have on...

Brinkmanship: US-North Korea relations - PRI/America Abroad Media

Thursday, December 7, 2017

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Never before has the threat of a nuclear missile from North Korea been more pressing. “Even in a conventional conflict, within the first few days you would have anywhere from 30,000 to 300,000 deaths," said North Korea expert Frank Aum. "Obviously, those numbers go up exponentially when you have a nuclear weapon involved.”