07 iulie 2020

Korean Tensions: An Unexpected Pause in an Uncertain Time

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Duyeon KimSenior Adviser, North East Asia & Nuclear PolicyduyeonkimRelated TagsKorean PeninsulaAfter weeks of ratcheting up tensions on the Korean peninsula, including lodging near-daily threats against South Korea in reaction to some of its citizens sending anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border, North Korea has decided to pause. On 24 June , North Korean state media reported that Kim Jong-un opted to defer plans to take certain military actions, after considering an unspecified “prevailing [...]