People watch as coverage of a North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile test is displayed on a screen in a public square in Pyongyang, on July 29. Photo: AFP

What next for US and South Korea, as China stands by nuclear-armed Kim Jong-un?

Shim Jae Hoon says with Beijing, and even Moscow, siding with Pyongyang, and with economic sanctions unlikely to dampen Kim’s nuclear ambitions, the US and Seoul will have to reassess their strategy in the peninsula

Topic |   North Korea nuclear crisis

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People watch as coverage of a North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile test is displayed on a screen in a public square in Pyongyang, on July 29. Photo: AFP
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