Paper provocations: Inside North and South Korea’s decades-long leaflet war | NK News
June 23, 2024
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Paper provocations: Inside North and South Korea’s decades-long leaflet war

Two sides have often agreed to stop launches, but trash balloons and new dynamics could make it harder to find offramp

After causing a stink in the South by scattering garbage and even feces across the border, North Korea has threatened to shower the South with “filth” once again if it finds any more anti-Kim regime leaflets on its side of the Demilitarized Zone.

And history suggests it may well follow through — and that there’s room for far more serious escalation.

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