North Korean soldiers salute at Munsu Hill in Pyongyang on Saturday to mark the 69th anniversary of the country's founding. Photo: Kyodo News via AP

North Korea’s nuclear and missile tests defy the US, the cold war’s end, and simple solutions

John Barry Kotch says the two Koreas are burdened by a cold-war-era division that they, unlike the people of Germany or Vietnam, have yet to resolve. And a resolution that satisfies China and the US remains elusive

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North Korean soldiers salute at Munsu Hill in Pyongyang on Saturday to mark the 69th anniversary of the country's founding. Photo: Kyodo News via AP
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