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North Korea Launches Short-Range Missiles, but U.S. Officials Play Down Move

Sung-Yoon Lee speaks with the South China Morning Post about North Korea's latest nuclear missile test.

Senior US administration officials on Tuesday said that North Korea had fired short-range missiles over the weekend, following multiple days of meetings between US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and his counterparts from Tokyo, Seoul and Beijing.

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Sung-yoon Lee, professor at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, cautioned that even if North Korea’s latest weapons test was small and unprovocative, it still served as a warning of what might come next.

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