September 26, 2020

The inter-Korean leaflet launch saga: winners and losers

Kim Jong Un succeeded in communicating the North's frustration, while Moon Jae-in's inter-Korean efforts lie in tatters

North Korea's bizarre recent outburst over anti-regime leaflets, starting with Kim Yo Jong's statement on June 4, sparked a tumultuous series of events.

The whole affair is now speedily fading into the background, however, following Kim Jong Un's suspension of plans for "military action" against the South just a couple of weeks ago.