A Growing Threat Document Analysis

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My recommendation for dealing with “A Growing Threat” document is to publish it. The government’s reaction to this document was to hold off on publication of a story on the seized Korean device until the government is ready to announce it. The government offered an exclusive interview in exchange, but no date was given as when the story would be released.
The public deserves to know the true extent of the North Korean threat. The public was already aware of the fact that the North Koreans sold uranium to Libya and a complete nuclear reactor to Syria. The only new information this document provides is that the North Koreans have now tried to sell full nuclear weapons to some countries. The government argued that release of the information about
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The law prohibits disclosing such information to persons not authorized to receive it, who have reasons to know it could prejudice national security or U.S. interests. However, this document’s main concern looks more like domestic political reasons to pressure our government to respond to North Korea’s actions, not national security at all. The reasons for the prolonged secrets seem to conceal the fact that so much of the policy making doesn 't bear public examination. I disagree with the government’s argument of the consequences. I don’t think that publishing the document would undermine the ongoing operations and endanger lives. Therefore, I recommend publishing “A Growing Threat” document.
• A Regime Weakened: SUPPRESS THE DOCUMENT
My recommendation for dealing with “A Regime Weakened” document is to suppress the document. The government told us not to print the story on regime tensions, lest that lead to a purge in North Korea that could eliminate key sources of information, or incite regional instability.
This document deals in detail of tensions between Kim Jung Un and the North Korean military. I recommend suppressing the document since the extent to which the tension is true remains unclear. Publishing the document will lead to unnecessary purge and violence in North Korea. Also, it can worsen the relationship between the US and North
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Therefore, I agree with government’s demand of holding back the story. After the nuclear accord with Iran is settled however, public have a right to know and sustain a debate about their policies and their goals.
• A Cynical Bargain: TEMPORARILY WITHHOLD
I recommend to temporarily withholding the document until there’s a positive progress of the plan for a collapse in the North. The government told us not to print the story on the proposed deal with China, lest it undermine future negotiations on the future of the Korean peninsula.
I don’t think that publishing this document would endanger lives . However, the only reason for withholding the document is because if North Korea finds out about the plan, it would be difficult for the US and China to reach an agreement. After few years, this document should be published because there is a debate that the public has to conduct. I think public should be informed of this important bargain that the US is trying to make with China. The uncertainty of the consequences can 't extend to the point where we are stopping from publishing something that may be

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