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US pledges to curtail landmine use, except in standoff with North Korea
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US pledges to curtail landmine use, except in standoff with North Korea

Experts say exception for Korean Peninsula in new policy is because landmines vital to maintaining military balance

US pledges to curtail landmine use, except in standoff with North Korea
Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll June 27, 2022
US-ROK missile launches won’t convince North Korea to give up its nukes
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US-ROK missile launches won’t convince North Korea to give up its nukes

Military responses have some deterrence value but risk escalating tensions and justifying the DPRK’s weapons development

US-ROK missile launches won’t convince North Korea to give up its nukes
Ian BowersIan Bowers June 24, 2022
Japan dangerously out of step on North Korea as it flirts with rearmament
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Japan dangerously out of step on North Korea as it flirts with rearmament

Tokyo has aligned closer to US rather than embrace multilateralism, a move likely to worsen its security situation

Japan dangerously out of step on North Korea as it flirts with rearmament
Marialaura De AngelisMarialaura De Angelis June 24, 2022
North Koreans vow ‘revenge’ on US in revival of anti-American holiday
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North Koreans vow ‘revenge’ on US in revival of anti-American holiday

State media celebrates ‘Day of Anti-US Struggle’ for first time in 5 years, signaling shift in policy toward Washington

North Koreans vow ‘revenge’ on US in revival of anti-American holiday
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko June 24, 2022
New US ambassador to South Korea to arrive in Seoul next month: Source
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New US ambassador to South Korea to arrive in Seoul next month: Source

Phillip Goldberg, who is scheduled to land on July 10, has stressed need to push for North Korea’s denuclearization

New US ambassador to South Korea to arrive in Seoul next month: Source
Chaewon ChungChaewon Chung June 24, 2022
State media review: Pro-DPRK media says tensions may cause ‘unpredictable event’
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State media review: Pro-DPRK media says tensions may cause ‘unpredictable event’

An in-depth analysis of criticism of the Biden administration, extreme weather, relaxed quarantine rules and more

State media review: Pro-DPRK media says tensions may cause ‘unpredictable event’
Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon Chung June 23, 2022
Australia and Canada to join US-ROK-Japan missile detection drills: Sources
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Australia and Canada to join US-ROK-Japan missile detection drills: Sources

Participants will publicize biennial Pacific Dragon exercises for the first time since 2016, sources tell NK News

Australia and Canada to join US-ROK-Japan missile detection drills: Sources
Chaewon ChungChaewon Chung June 23, 2022
South Korea’s tilt toward US risks stalling growing ties with Southeast Asia
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South Korea’s tilt toward US risks stalling growing ties with Southeast Asia

Seoul’s embrace of new ‘Indo-Pacific strategy’ will require efforts to reassure partners of its commitment to region

South Korea’s tilt toward US risks stalling growing ties with Southeast Asia
Sea Young (Sarah) KimSea Young (Sarah) Kim June 23, 2022
‘Everything is just fine!’: North Korean vloggers launch new selfie propaganda
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‘Everything is just fine!’: North Korean vloggers launch new selfie propaganda

State media deploys fake Twitter account to promote latest foreign outreach campaign on abundance amid pandemic

‘Everything is just fine!’: North Korean vloggers launch new selfie propaganda
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko June 23, 2022
Yoon spurns balancing between US and China with foreign policy picks
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Yoon spurns balancing between US and China with foreign policy picks

Many appointees to key posts specialize in US relations as new president seeks closer alignment with Washington

Yoon spurns balancing between US and China with foreign policy picks
Hyun-jun YeoHyun-jun Yeo June 22, 2022
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