April 13, 2024
Analysis

Last word not said on the Northern Limit Line – Delury

Time ripe for applying Trustpolitik to the Yellow Sea maritime border – expert

While Thursday's firefight between North and Sorth Korea along the Northern Limit Line (NLL)  seemed dramatic to many, it shouldn't come as a surprise, historian and Yonsei University North Korea-watcher John Delury says.

"This (the NLL) is the weakest link in the chain, in terms of where conflict could erupt," he told NK News on Thursday, following the early evening exchange of fire.

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