Why Launching a War Against North Korea Would Be Immoral
Apr 28, 2017
Most American presidents of the 20th century understood that preventive war is immoral and dangerous. But in the past two decades, striking first has become an accepted foreign policy strategy of both Democrats and Republicans. In this short video, Atlantic writer Peter Beinart argues that Americans need to relearn the wisdom of the past: that instigating war threatens world peace.
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Author: Peter Beinart
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