His goal: to convince both his own people and his enemies that he’ll risk a second Korean War to reunite North and South Korea under one-man rule. Moon Chung-in, a notable professor who advised the previous liberal South Korean administration on dealing with North Korea, has long espoused dialogue with the North. North Korea has 12,000 artillery pieces along the demilitarized zone. “Kim might try a non-lethal missile attack, such as firing a North Korean theater missile at an uninhabited island,” he said. The more he feels his situation is dire, the more he’s tempted to attack the South.”The post Why Some Insiders Fear This Is the Year North Korea Will Fire Nukes appeared first on The Daily Beast.