Foreign Policy Spotlight

April 2013
Political Intelligence Briefing;4/30/2013, p1
The article focuses on the growing tension in the Korean Peninsula in the aftermath of the third nuclear test by North Korea. It mentions that in the face fresh United Nations sanctions North Korea, has threatened to scrap its 1953 ceasefire agreement with South Korea. It also reports that North Korea has threatened to carry out pre-emptive nuclear strikes on the U.S. and South Korea. It further informs that North Korea has also threatened to cut off the hot-line with South Korea.


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