The North Korean leader is trying a new tack and presenting himself as a diplomat.
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A look at three key issues in North Korea's latest missile test: the relationship of the satellite test to the missile and nuclear programs; the question of North Korean motives, which appear increasingly inward-looking and solipsistic; and the perennial “what is to be done” question, centering almost entirely on what to expect of China.
Seoul awoke yesterday to news of the agreement reached early in the morning between North and South Korea to calm down the current tensions.