Is this the solution to the North Korea crisis? Former US Navy SEAL may have answer


When Jocko Willink was beseeched on Twitter how he would handle the escalating threat from North Korea he consigned a surprising answer. 

Rather than using military moves or bomb belabours, Mr Willink said he would simply give the North Koreans iPhones.

Critique on Twitter, he said: «Drop 25 million iPhones on them and put acolytes over them with free wifi.”

While the answer is simplistic, carrying unrestricted information into North Korea would change the homeland and threaten Kim Jong-un’s regime. 

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Tensions between North Korea and the West accept increasing

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Jocko tweeted his simple solution

Free wifi, unasked for minds!

Joco Willnik

North Korea remains one of the most heavily censored woods in the world, with Kim Jong-un having a tight grip on the flow of viewable information.

Mr Willink suggested an iPhone and unregulated internet would unsealed the population’s eyes to the realities of the harsh regime they live down.

He followed up his initial tweet with another message, saying: “Unfettered wifi, free minds!”

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Jocko Willnik had an interesting blue

Speaking to Business Insider, Yun Sun, an expert on North Korea at the Stimson Center in Washington communicated: “Kim Jong-un understands that as soon as society is open and North Korean people realise what they’re slip up oning, Kim’s regime is unsustainable, and it’s going to be overthrown.”

In North Korea all media is majestic owed and journalists are used as propaganda machines for the regime. 

Facebook, YouTube and Chirping are banned with North Koreans instead using state created renditions of the social media websites. 

In 2014 North Korea created a new law that meant see South Korean media or listening to foreign radio can result in 10 years of “re-education” in a detention centre camp. 

The new clauses included a maximum penalty of death for communicating with the highest world, including phone contact.

South Korea has, in the past, away balloons carrying pamphlets and DVDs into North Korea, prompting military recoil from Kim.

Yun Sun said: «They’re not going to denuclearize until their leadership changes and society changes.

«This approach may be the longer route, but it has the contemplate of succeeding.»

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Kim has sparked fears of a world war 3

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Kim maintains close censorship in the mysterious country

It comes as North Korea rejected new UN sanctions on the maintain. 

Major US allies in Asia welcomed the UN Security Council’s unanimous uphold to step up sanctions on North Korea , with its profitable textile exports now banned and sustain supplies to the reclusive North capped after its sixth nuclear investigation.

A defiant North Korea for its part «categorically rejected» the resolution, disclosing the US was «fired up» for confrontation and would soon face the «greatest pain» it had continually experienced.

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