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Commentary: Worry less about nuclear war and more about the deficient leadership of the president

Nuclear holocaust is the least likely outcome of North Korea's latest leap forward in offensive capabilities. And if it were it to occur, it would probably be the result of shoot-from-the-lip bluster from President Trump rather than a calculated U.S. or North Korean strategy. Our biggest worry isn't the future toll of a dubious war, but the toll bad leadership is already taking on our standing in the world.

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