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The Dangers of Bringing North Korea to Its Knees

Ivan Lidarev Security, Asia The risk of escalation is massive. The Dangers of Bringing North Korea to Its Knees Yielding under pressure would come at a¬†huge cost, as North Korea would no longer be able be to play the role of a potentially suicidal nuclear madman to draw leverage from the international community. Pyongyang would …

Dow on track for 5-day winning streak as stocks set record highs

Stocks posted record highs across the board on Monday, led by strong gains in health care and financials. “I think the market is expecting a benign environment with interest rates where they are at,” said Bob Phillips, managing principal at Spectrum Management Group. “Tax reform is still in the air, … so that’s helping keep …