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Why Launching a War Against North Korea Would Be Immoral

Apr 28, 2017 | 11 videos
Video by The Atlantic

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 preventive war threatens world peace.

Authors: Daniel Lombroso, Peter Beinart

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