As North Korean leader Kim Jong Un faces down a potential existential crisis for his regime amid a large COVID-19 outbreak, he also appears to be doubling down on expanding his nuclear weapons program.
New satellite imagery has indicated that the isolated North has resumed construction at a long-dormant nuclear reactor at its Yongbyon complex, analysts said in a new report released Friday.
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