Korea

Twin troubles

Print edition : March 31, 2017

An undated picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on March 1, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un inspecting the Large Combined Unit 966 of the Korean Poeple's Army. Photo: AFP

U.S. Army soldiers preparing for their military exercise in Paju, near South Korea's border with North Korea, on March 6. Photo: Ahn Young-joon/AP

A man believed to be Kim Jong-nam, the eldest son of Kim Jong-il and a half brother of the North Korean leader Kin Jong-un. He was killed in Kuala Lumpur airport on February 13. Photo: Shizuo Kambayashi/AP

Jay Y. Lee, co-vice chairman of Samsung Electronics Co., facing allegations of bribery and embezzlement, at the special prosecutors' office in Seoul on February 13. Photo: Bloomberg

The two Koreas provoke China into punitive actions: the South by deciding to deploy the U.S. THAAD missile system and the North by test firing its new intermediate-range missile.
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