|North Korea Tested an Atom Bomb; Now What?
Four potential scenariosâ??all bad.
A thoughtful survey of four possible scenarios from a foreign affairs writer who's been watching this situation for a long time.
First, Kim Jong-il could churn out more bombs and sell at least some of them to the highest bidders.
Second, unleashing a serious regional arms race. Third, embolden the Iranians. Fourth, escalation and war.