North Korea: August 2017 update

CBP-8077

Published 30/08/2017 Amended 30/08/2017

Topics:  Asia

Summary

Tensions have risen alarmingly in the Korean peninsula during the course of 2017. North Korea appears to be making faster progress towards having a nuclear weapons system that can reach the US than many observers expected. What have been the responses of the US, China, South Korea and Japan to developments since the beginning of this year?

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