The little man of NKorea is wise enough not to cross international borders. I will give him that muchY'all backed down from that little rocket man of Korea and you'll do the same with Putin...
No delusion or suspicion. Basic logicAny prove that china give NK nuclear tech, or it is just your delusion and suspicion.
If you have nuclear weapons, you can issue threats. But now, you can also issue threats that you will do all that are necessary to get nuclear weapons. It took decades of persuasions, from moral to economics to diplomacy, to Iraq and we ended up with a war to actually prevent Iraq from becoming a nuclear weapons state. According to 'The Bomb In My Garden', what Iraq went thru to get nuclear knowledge and technologies would make a good spy movie. But it also mean that there is nothing less than war to actually prevent a determined state. So the question is about the political conditions that would compel a state to become that determined.
If Saddam had not attacked Kuwait Iraq could have been a nuclear weapons state. It would have been hard for USA to dissuade him or punish him. The attack on Kuwait was the opening to convince the others of the threat