Pyongyang condemned for launching six rockets in two weeks, raising fears of nuclear test.
North Korea has dramatically increased the number of its missile tests.
It’s conducted six in just 12 days, including an intermediate-range ballistic missile that landed off Japan’s eastern coast on Tuesday.
The U.S., Japanese and South Korean militaries responded with live-fire drills a day later, and the Pentagon repositioned an aircraft carrier off the Korean Peninsula.
Pyongyang reacted by launching two more missiles on Thursday, and sending fighter jets near its border with South Korea.
The UN says North Korea has carried out around 40 ballistic missile tests this year.
What message is Pyongyang sending, and how should the international community respond?
Presenter: Laura Kyle
Uk Yang – Fellow, Asan Institute for Policy Studies.
Alastair Morgan – Professor, University of Tokyo and former British Ambassador to North Korea.
Mark Fitzpatrick – Fellow, International Institute for Strategic Studies and former Deputy U.S. Assistant Secretary of State.
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