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North Korea provokes in predictable ways

Editorials Mar 25, 2021

North Korea provokes in predictable ways

In many ways, North Korea is quite predictable. The government in Pyongyang was expected to try to provoke the Biden administration, and this week it did just that with a series of missile launches. International reaction has been muted — as it should be. ...