Evaluating the North Korean Crisis
After unsuccessfully leaning upon China to negotiate with North Korea, President Donald Trump tweeted on June 30, 2017, “The era of strategic patience with the North Korea regime has failed. That patience is over.” President Trump appears to be considering whether to continue on the path of applying diplomatic and economic pressure, or whether it is time to shift to a preventative approach to dealing with North Korea. Are we on the brink of a potentially nuclear war with North Korea? How did we get to this point? What is happening? How concerned should we be? And most importantly, how should we respond as Christians?