Why North Korea may have tabled its campaign to ramp up inter-Korean tensions
Absence of an inter-Korean CMC agenda item suggests that Pyongyang is giving anti-South Korea plans a deep freeze
A highly anticipated Central Military Commission (CMC) meeting failed to mention South Korea on Saturday, despite indicators last month that Kim Jong Un would be considering a set of aggressive inter-Korean military proposals at the meeting.
Following the June 24 suspension of “military action plans against the south” – which was decided at a rare “preliminary meeting” of the forthcoming CMC – North Korea’s decision to keep an inter-military agenda item out of Saturday’s meeting is no surprise.
But the omission of official CMC discussion about the Korean People’s Army (KPA) four-point military plan suggests
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