Category: North Korea

KOREAN PENINSULA: Pyongyang returns to form with new provocations

  • North Korea has cut off communication with South Korea and has threatened to break the 2018 inter-Korean agreements that once promised a new era of cooperation on the Korean Peninsula.
  • This pattern of provocation in a US election year is familiar, although the timing may also reflect domestic instability in North Korea due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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