May 29, 2024
Analysis

Lectures and threats: How to read rumors of a North Korea-China breakup

Reports of bellicose lectures in the DPRK's border regions should be taken with a pinch of salt

It was headline made in clickbait heaven: "North Korea official: We can hit China with nuclear-tipped missile."

"Holy Toledo!" I thought, fumbling to open the story by the Asia Times.

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