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Negotiating a Path to Dialogue With North Korea

Rodger Baker
Senior VP of Strategic Analysis, Stratfor
Sep 6, 2017 | 11:20 GMT
North Korea is making every effort to broadcast that it feels it can tolerate war on its territory far better than the United States could, having withstood the Japanese invasion, World War II and the Korean War.

Pyongyang envisions itself as the David to Washington's Goliath, the righteous underdog taking aim at the U.S. behemoth with an ICBM for a sling and a hydrogen bomb warhead for a stone.

(KEVIN FRAYER/Getty Images, iStock, Stratfor)

China's and the United States' views of the situation are as different as the media makes them out to be. But when trying to figure out why, the news often gets it wrong....

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