North Korean leader Kim Jong-un arrives for the opening ceremony of a newly built residential complex in Pyongyang on April 13. Photo: Reuters

How North Korean missiles are helping to mask Kim Jong-un’s fears

Elizabeth Shim says massive military parades and the dogged pursuit of an unverifiable nuclear arsenal are just defensive propaganda from a regime nursing defeats in soft power and digital influence

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un arrives for the opening ceremony of a newly built residential complex in Pyongyang on April 13. Photo: Reuters
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