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Kim Jong-un

Paul Mann
Mad River Union

ARCATA – Dissecting North Korea’s fast-developing missile and nuclear threats, a Humboldt State University world affairs expert urges North Coast residents to make their concerns known to members of Congress.

Professor Emeritus Dr. Albert Harris with HSU’s Department of Politics and a nuclear weapons and disarmament specialist, says North Korea’s accelerating development of intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM’s) and its multiplying nuclear bomb tests are strong incentives for coast citizens “to keep up with events.”       

“We should be petitioning members of Congress to lobby the Trump administration for an East Asian diplomatic settlement,” Harris says. “We should give an absolute assurance to [North Korean dictator] Kim [Jong-un] that his regime will remain intact, unharmed, if he negotiates in good faith.”


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