(FILES) This file photo taken on May 10, 2016 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un watching a military parade and mass rally on Kim Il-Sung Square in Pyongyang. North Korea's planned military parade on the eve of the South's Winter Olympics is a carefully calculated move to use the global spotlight on the peninsula to reassert its military power, analysts say. / AFP PHOTO / Ed JONES / TO GO WITH NKorea-SKorea-politics-Oly-diplomacy,FOCUS

North Korea army parade to show off military, nuclear power on eve of South’s Winter Olympics

Analysts say Kim Jong-un wants to cement country’s image as a de facto nuclear state by using the spotlight of the Games, but Seoul sees the move as a slap in the face

Topic |   Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018

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(FILES) This file photo taken on May 10, 2016 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un watching a military parade and mass rally on Kim Il-Sung Square in Pyongyang. North Korea's planned military parade on the eve of the South's Winter Olympics is a carefully calculated move to use the global spotlight on the peninsula to reassert its military power, analysts say. / AFP PHOTO / Ed JONES / TO GO WITH NKorea-SKorea-politics-Oly-diplomacy,FOCUS
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