After a diplomatic breakdown North Korean has resumed firing missiles.
Once again, Kim Jong Un has put the U.S. and its neighbours on high alert. It happened after Japanese and South Korean defence systems detected projectiles being launched from North Korea.
Critics say Kim is using his military complex to send a politcal message just a week after he travelled to meet president Vladimir Putin in Russia.
That action’s adding to already mounting tensions, after Trump and Kim’s failure to reach an agreement at their summit in Hanoi last February.
So, what message is it sending?
And can diplomacy still reduce tension in the Korean peninsula?
Presenter: Adrian Finigan
Einar Tangen, China political Analyst.
Robert Kelly, professor of international relations at Pusan National University.
Aidan Foster-Carter, honorary senior research in sociology and modern Korea at Leeds University.
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