The New York Times is reporting this morning that North Korea's neighbors are considering deploying deadly weapons which could lead to a regional arms race.
The New York Times reports: "North Korea's rapidly advancing nuclear program has prompted politicians in Japan and South Korea to push for the deployment of more powerful weapons, and what could lead to a regional arms race.
Some of the new capabilities under consideration in Tokyo and Seoul, Washington's closest Asian allies, or politically contentious. Adopting them would break with decades of precedent and could require delicate diplomatic finessing. Other military options are already being rolled out will be soon." The New York Times
The issues being caused by North Korea and its testing of nuclear weapons appear to be sensitive and developing.