http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dy...1/24/AR2010112407028.html?sid=ST2010112302868 This is perhaps the biggest conundrum the United States and its Allies has to face today. The North Koreans with their nukes are truly an existential threat to a close American military and economic partner- yet what to do in response to the North Korean attack on South Korea? The South Koreans have to lead here but short of a full out war with the huge costs and casualties inherent in that option- what can be done to North Korea if the Chinese choose to do nothing? Clearly the North is not deterred by the prospect of the George Washington Task force as they are still firing their Artillery (link below). http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/11/26/AR2010112605902.html?