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What If North Korea Had Won the Korean War?

Michael Peck Security, Asia Preventing a Communist victory in Korea might have been the circuit breaker that stopped World War III. Would the Cold War have been hotter? Would fifty thousand American soldiers have lost their lives? Would today’s Americans worry that North Korean nukes will land on their heads? The problem with counterfactual history is that it’s often pointless to speculate or the speculation is crazy.
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