Thursday, May 11, 2017
A Look At The Military Balance Of Power In East Asia
DW: North Korea crisis - Which country has the strongest military in the region?
Tensions continue to run high on the Korean Peninsula due to North Korea's bellicose posture and increased nervousness among its neighbors. DW takes a look at the military strengths of the main players in the region.
Aggressive rhetoric and actions on the Korean Peninsula over the past several months have raised concerns about a potential conflagration. The US government under President Donald Trump has put an end to the "strategic patience" policy pursued by the previous Barack Obama administration. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has stressed that the military option remains on the table. This month, Washington has once again tightened its already stringent sanctions against the reclusive regime in Pyongyang.
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