SEOUL, South Korea — Well, we don’t really know the answer. Last time there was a Korean War from 1950 to 1953, some historians say it nearly did go nuclear — although there’s disagreement over the extent President Harry Truman was willing to consider the Bomb based on vague public statements.
Over the past month, I’ve been collecting some of the most insightful reporting that addresses the nuclear question and other ones. They range from diffident to downright alarming. Some favorites: