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In Showing Off New ICBM, North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Returns to Old Tactic

Sung-Yoon Lee speaks with The Wall Street Journal about the 75th anniversary of North Korea's Communist Party.

North Korea, even as it pursued denuclearization talks with the Trump administration, kept advancing its arsenal. Now the behind-the-scenes progress is in the public eye.

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But it likely won't be long until the North decides to test out its new ICBM, said Lee Sung-yoon, a North Korea expert at Tufts University. "With the latest demonstration, it is, for now, party time in Pyongyang, " Mr. Lee said.

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