At rock bottom: Moon Chung-in surveys the ruins of North Korea diplomacy | NK News
July 24, 2024
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At rock bottom: Moon Chung-in surveys the ruins of North Korea diplomacy

In interview, former presidential adviser raises alarm about risk of conflict, laments sidelining of peace advocates

Tensions on the Korean Peninsula took a turn for the worse this week when North Korea launched hundreds of balloons transporting a nasty surprise for residents in the South — garbage and manure — framing it as retaliation for anti-regime leafleting by ROK activists.

For Moon Chung-in, a former special adviser to South Korean President Moon Jae-in during the heady days of inter-Korean diplomacy in 2018, it was a depressing spectacle. 

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