North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (right) pictured watching the launch of a Hwasong-12 missile in a photograph released by North Korean state media earlier this month. Photo: Reuters
Ankit Panda
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Ankit Panda

The cold, calculated logic behind North Korea’s missile tests

Kim Jong-un’s aim is to drive a wedge between the US and its allies and to question whether the superpower can provide security in the region, writes Ankit Panda

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (right) pictured watching the launch of a Hwasong-12 missile in a photograph released by North Korean state media earlier this month. Photo: Reuters
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