April 19, 2024
Opinion

North Korea’s nuclear roller coaster: how to stop it

South Korea and the U.S. must project strength in the face of Pyongyang's impulsive testing

North Korea's sixth nuclear test has accelerated the roller coaster of tension on the Korean peninsula. 

Following Sunday’s test explosion, Pyongyang announced the "perfect success" of a “hydrogen bomb” designed for use on an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) and sent a message to the outside world that its nuclear development cannot be halted.

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