New South Korean unilateral sanctions: What are Moon’s options?
Seoul has only a few options left if it wants to increase pressure on Pyongyang
South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Saturday that his government was considering new unilateral sanctions against the DPRK in response to its second test of the Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), though provided few concrete details as to what form they may take.
Moon said his government would identify “strong and practical measures” to ensure any response would be more than just “words” and that the South should bolster its “independent” military capabilities, all while simultaneously ensuring efforts to engage Pyongyang are “not lost.”
But following nearly a decade of pressure policies pursued by Moon
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