April 19, 2021

Conspiracy or reality?: How Seoul possibly handled the blown-up liaison office

North Korea may have been appeased by quiet, backdoor deals made by South Korean officials, professor Andrei Lankov says

The following article is an opinion piece written by Andrei Lankov, a professor at Kookmin University and the director of Korea Risk Group, which runs NK News and NK Pro. Views expressed in opinion articles are exclusively the author’s own and do not represent those of NK News.

Now, I am no fan of conspiracy theories. However, sometimes I cannot resist the temptation to indulge them – especially when I see a situation that can be easily explained by one, or some other form of a closed-door deal.