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How policy in North Korea is affected by politics in South Korea – and vice versa

By Colin Alexander, Senior Lecturer in Political Communications, Nottingham Trent University
In a speech delivered at the Supreme People’s Assembly in January, North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-Un, stated that reunification with South Korea was no longer possible and that their neighbour should now represent the “primary foe and invariable principal enemy”.

This amounted to a rare foreign policy pivot by Pyongyang, which consistently aimed for reunification of the peninsula since it was divided in the armistice that ended the 1950-1953 war.

Pyongyang’s new position towards the South has been…The Conversation

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