Kim Jong-un attends an army event on April 1 in Pyongyang, North Korea. South Koreans almost certainly understand that the South has a very substantial technological advantage, not least in weaponry, compared with the North. Photo: KCNA

South Koreans are keeping calm, confident that not even Kim Jong-un wants mutual destruction

Joon Nak Choi says there is little sign of real panic in Seoul despite the heated rhetoric and regional preparations for hostilities, because they believe the Kim regime, no matter how ruthless, is neither stupid nor crazy. But what if they’re wrong?

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Kim Jong-un attends an army event on April 1 in Pyongyang, North Korea. South Koreans almost certainly understand that the South has a very substantial technological advantage, not least in weaponry, compared with the North. Photo: KCNA
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