How South Koreans Feel About North Korean Threats

Despite the efforts of Kim Jong Un to ramp up fear, it appears South Koreans have become increasingly less emotionally affected by Pyongyang’s provocations.
March 10th, 2013
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While the international community feels compelled to slap North Korea on the wrists in response to its third missile test, South Koreans appear blasé.

Despite North Korea declaring its latest nuclear test was carried out as part of an action against the “sworn enemy of the Korean people” – and even though the new launch

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About the Author

Steve Chung

Steve Lok-wai CHUNG is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of Korean Studies, University of Sydney. He graduated from Lingnan University in 2004, majoring in international relations, and obtained an MPhil in government and public administration at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2008, with his thesis on “Pushing the Envelope for Transnational Political Advocacy: Unconventional Channels in EU-DPRK Relations”. His research interests include peace and reconciliation of the two Koreas, reform and development of North Korean economy and nuclear diplomacy of North Korea.

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