Could America and China Go to War Over North Korea Again?

September 9, 2021 Topic: North Korea Region: Asia Blog Brand: The Reboot Tags: ChinaNorth KoreaU.S.-China RelationsKim Jong UnKorean War

Could America and China Go to War Over North Korea Again?

Miscalculation on the Korean peninsula led to one bloody conflict and could still lead to another.

Dr. Robert Farley has taught security and diplomacy courses at the Patterson School since 2005.  He received his BS from the University of Oregon in 1997, and his Ph.D. from the University of Washington in 2004.  Dr. Farley is the author of Grounded: The Case for Abolishing the United States Air Force (University Press of Kentucky, 2014), the Battleship Book (Wildside, 2016), and Patents for Power: Intellectual Property Law and the Diffusion of Military Technology (University of Chicago, 2020). He has contributed extensively to a number of journals and magazines, including the National Interest, the Diplomat: APACWorld Politics Review, and the American Prospect.  Dr. Farley is also a founder and senior editor of Lawyers, Guns and Money.

This article first appeared earlier and is being reposted due to reader interest.

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