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The Pyeongchang Olympics is North Korea's Winter Offensive

Nicholas Eberstadt Politics, Asia North Korean leadership believes that South Korea is the weakest link in the “maximum pressure” chain—and they plan to exploit it.  Consider the global chessboard from Pyongyang’s point of view. As the year 2018 began, the North Korean state was on a knife-edge: though it had just achieved momentous advances, it also faced potentially disastrous setbacks.
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