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How Biden’s ‘Buy American’ rule harms the US-South Korea alliance
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How Biden’s ‘Buy American’ rule harms the US-South Korea alliance

Allies have pledged to look for ways to keep trade barriers from impacting defense, but domestic politics is an obstacle

How Biden’s ‘Buy American’ rule harms the US-South Korea alliance
John LeeJohn Lee June 14, 2022
North Korea has finished preparations for a nuclear test, Seoul says
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North Korea has finished preparations for a nuclear test, Seoul says

Foreign minister Park Jin states DPRK only needs to make ‘political decision’ to conduct test

North Korea has finished preparations for a nuclear test, Seoul says
Chaewon ChungChaewon Chung June 14, 2022
‘Nobody would want’ US nuclear weapons in South Korea: ROK defense minister
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‘Nobody would want’ US nuclear weapons in South Korea: ROK defense minister

Lee Jong-sup’s statement comes as US, South Korea and Japan meet in Singapore to discuss North Korean threats

‘Nobody would want’ US nuclear weapons in South Korea: ROK defense minister
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim June 13, 2022
ASEAN urges North Korea to ‘exercise self-restraint’ and stop missile tests
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ASEAN urges North Korea to ‘exercise self-restraint’ and stop missile tests

Southeast Asian nations use tougher language to condemn DPRK launches than in statement earlier this year

ASEAN urges North Korea to ‘exercise self-restraint’ and stop missile tests
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer June 13, 2022
North Korea signals US policy shift with new pick for foreign minister: Biegun
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North Korea signals US policy shift with new pick for foreign minister: Biegun

Choe Son Hui’s new role indicates DPRK could choose to engage Washington or Seoul but not both, former US official says

North Korea signals US policy shift with new pick for foreign minister: Biegun
Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll | Jeongmin Kim June 11, 2022
Kim Jong Un stresses DPRK’s right to self-defense based on ‘power for power’
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Kim Jong Un stresses DPRK’s right to self-defense based on ‘power for power’

At party meeting, North Korean leader taps Choe Son Hui as foreign minister, Ri Son Gwon to lead inter-Korean affairs

Kim Jong Un stresses DPRK’s right to self-defense based on ‘power for power’
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim June 11, 2022
What the US, China and Russia stand to gain by cooperating on North Korea
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What the US, China and Russia stand to gain by cooperating on North Korea

Three parties’ standoff over DPRK sanctions at UN shows the need for a less punitive and multilateral approach

What the US, China and Russia stand to gain by cooperating on North Korea
Gabriela BernalGabriela Bernal June 10, 2022
Yoon taps diplomat experienced in North Korea issues for UN ambassador
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Yoon taps diplomat experienced in North Korea issues for UN ambassador

South Korean president also announced nominees for ambassadorships to China, Russia and Japan this week

Yoon taps diplomat experienced in North Korea issues for UN ambassador
Jeongmin KimJeongmin Kim June 9, 2022
State media review: North Korea praises medics for working with high fevers
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State media review: North Korea praises medics for working with high fevers

An in-depth analysis of foreign medicine use, plans for a children’s conference, criticism of Yoon Suk-yeol and more

State media review: North Korea praises medics for working with high fevers
Seung-Yeon ChungSeung-Yeon Chung June 9, 2022
Arming Kyiv: Ukraine gives South Korea a chance to prove it’s a world player
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Arming Kyiv: Ukraine gives South Korea a chance to prove it’s a world player

Provision of military aid would bolster international opposition to unwarranted aggression, both in Europe and Asia

Arming Kyiv: Ukraine gives South Korea a chance to prove it’s a world player
James FretwellJames Fretwell June 9, 2022
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