On one side, a paranoid dictator armed with nukes who might do anything.

On the other side, a vainglorious (and very touchy!) President armed with nukes who might to anything.

What could go wrong?

The Korean peninsula is a tinderbox waiting to explode – and it wouldn't take much of a spark to set if off. The situation calls for reasoned dialogue – not belligerent posturing. Yet our media is adding to the hysteria, rather than providing what's needed most: knowledgeable analysis and an alternative to war.

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