May 16, 2021

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Why, in planning its next move, North Korea is keeping experts guessing

Western discourse on the DPRK is rife with misunderstanding about Pyongyang's real needs and intentions

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As the year-end deadline set by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in April looms, it remains unclear what option he will take, with much speculation that the most likely scenario is a formal end to long-stalled diplomacy between the North and the U.S.