North Korea often practises ‘weaponised diplomacy’: firing ballistic missiles to send a message.
It appears Thursday’s missile test was aimed at the United States.
President Joe Biden says the U.S. will respond if threatened, but he’s open to diplomacy.
North Korea hit back by labelling Biden’s comments a ‘provocation’.
So how will Biden approach the challenge?
Presenter: Mohammed Jamjoom
Yang UK – Graduate School of National Defense Strategy, Hannam University
Robert Kelly – Professor of Political Science and Diplomacy, Pusan National University
Tariq Rauf – Former Head of the Verification and Security Policy Co-ordination Office, International Atomic Energy Agency
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