After testing ballistic missile North Korea is again in the headlines as Kim Jong-un’s half-brother Kim Jong-nam died. We do not know what really happened, he might be even killed by NK agents, but in general does his dead mean anything for Kim Jong-un as it seem that his regime is firmly in control as also the missile launch might suggest? Or do you assess the position of Kim Jong-un differently? Read few comments.
North Korea says that now they have a miniature nuclear warhead. If true, it would be a kind of breakthrough, wouldn’t be? So how do you asses this statement? Read few comments.
If North Korea has really conducted a test of hydrogen bomb it is clear violation of UNSC resolution. So why do you think NK was ready to do it and what should be the reaction of international community besides expected condemnations? Read few comments.
As Kim Jong-un is “missing” there are many speculations surrounding what is going on in North Korea. But one thing seems obvious to me. Though Kim is invisible (for whatever reason) the regime is working without visible problems. Do you agree or do you see some cracks in the regime? Read few comments.
We went through this rhetoric full of threats from the North Korean side many times before. So would you say is it somehow different this time, is it in your opinion possible to identify any new element in this? Read few comments.