A North Korean threat is a reality Asia has had to deal with for some time, but now that they have nuclear weapons that can reach the United States mainland the stakes of changed.
Tensions on the Korean peninsula remain high, and two unpredictable and strong-willed leaders, Kim Jong-Un and Donald Trump, could escalate the situation quickly.
Professor Nick Bisley (Executive Director, La Trobe Asia)
Dr Benjamin Habib (Lecturer, International Relations, La Trobe University)
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