February 29, 2024

Why we should be wary of claims that North Korean satellite was a ‘paper doll’

Assessments of spy satellite lean into idea that DPRK launches are political theater, impeding ability to gauge threat

Editor’s note: The following article is an opinion piece by Tay Jeong, a visiting scholar at Kangwon Institute for Unification Studies. Views expressed in opinion articles are exclusively the author’s own and do not represent those of NK News.

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