The hotline that might avert a nuclear crisis has been cut and strong words flow south from Pyongyang. It seems that those who stand with South Korea, also stand in the shadow of nuclear war.

We’ve all heard the doomsday predictions of nuclear war but in the case of North Korea the threat is all too real. While sabre-rattling seems to be enough to vent Pyongyang’s anger for now, it may not last.

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