CONFLICTS IN EAST ASIA — A new study by the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security explores the intricate challenges confronting the United States in East Asia. The report sheds light on the potential for a two-front limited nuclear conflict involving the People's Republic of China (PRC) and North Korea. In this insightful analysis, Markus Garlauskas, the Director of the Indo-Pacific Security Initiative and former National Intelligence Officer for North Korea, examines the threats posed by adversary limited nuclear attack and emphasizes the importance of an integrated deterrence approach aimed at mitigating the risk of escalation.
To read the full report, please visit: https://www.atlanticcouncil.org/in-depth-research-reports/report/the-united-states-and-its-allies-must-be-ready-to-deter-a-two-front-war-and-nuclear-attacks-in-east-asia/
ORIGINAL AIRDATE: 8/21/2023