Missiles are paraded in Pyongyang on Saturday to celebrate the birthday of North Korean founder Kim Il-sung. Photo: AP Missiles are paraded in Pyongyang on Saturday to celebrate the birthday of North Korean founder Kim Il-sung. Photo: AP
Missiles are paraded in Pyongyang on Saturday to celebrate the birthday of North Korean founder Kim Il-sung. Photo: AP

Five reasons why the US cannot attack North Korea like it did Syria

Treaties, uncertainties over Pyongyang’s nuclear readiness, and the sheer scale of armaments on both sides maintain a delicate truce on the Korean peninsula

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Missiles are paraded in Pyongyang on Saturday to celebrate the birthday of North Korean founder Kim Il-sung. Photo: AP Missiles are paraded in Pyongyang on Saturday to celebrate the birthday of North Korean founder Kim Il-sung. Photo: AP
Missiles are paraded in Pyongyang on Saturday to celebrate the birthday of North Korean founder Kim Il-sung. Photo: AP
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