March 02, 2024
Analysis

Seoul and Tokyo fall out again – to Pyongyang’s benefit

Cancelled sub drill highlights how history hamstrings a fragile alliance

Unity is strength, division portends weakness. Few truths are more elementary, or obvious.

Is the whole world united against North Korea, as Western rhetoric would have us believe? Six unanimous UN Security Council resolutions in a decade condemning the DPRK’s nuclear and ballistic missile tests, with ever more stringent sanctions attached, might suggest as much.

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