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What If North Korea Had Won the Korean War?

Robert Farley History, Asia Yes, the Korean Crisis could be far worse.  In the summer of 1950, the Korean People’s Army (KPA) came tantalizingly close to rolling up UN forces on the Korean Peninsula. Only a heroic defense around Pusan prevented a total victory for North Korea (the DPRK), thus allowing MacArthur’s war-changing invasion at Inchon. But what if North Korean forces had prevailed? What would Korea (and by extension the rest of Asia) look like today? How Could North Korea Have Won? North Korea could have won the war in one of three ways.
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