Business Insider 
April 5, 2013
It’s no secret that North Korea is starving. It’s also no secret that they have nuclear weapons.
Unfortunately, military planners know that the nuclear sites are often in the middle of a large civilian populace.
Maj. Gen. Bill Hix, director of the Army’s Concept Development and Learning Directorate, told reporters at a recent war game the best bet was to “use humanitarian assistance as a form of maneuver.”
[A major problem] was that a large number of nuclear sites were in populated areas, so they had to try to perform humanitarian assistance operations while conducting combined arms maneuver and operations.