Kim Jong-un’s new rules for nukes

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North Korea has a new law that allows preemptive nuclear strikes. Host Marco Werman speaks with Jenny Town, a senior fellow at the Stimson Center and the director of Stimson’s 38 North Program about North Korea’s new law governing use of nuclear weapons and the chance that a miscalculation could escalate into nuclear conflict.

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