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Restraint Cautioned as U.S.-North Korea Engage in a War of Words

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This undated picture released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) via KNS on March 7, 2017 shows the launch of four ballistic missiles by the Korean People's Army (KPA) during a military drill at an undisclosed location in North Korea. (Photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

China and Russia urged caution and restraint as rhetoric between the U.S. and North Korea once again escalated. President Trump called North Korea leader Kim Jong-un “rocket man” in comments to the U.N. General Assembly and later a “madman” in a tweet. For his part, Jong-un called Trump a “dotard” and “mentally deranged.” We’ll get the latest developments on U.S.-North Korea relations and the dangerous war of words

Philip Yun,
executive director and chief operating officer, Ploughshares Fund; former vice president, the Asia Foundation; former senior policy advisor, U.S. State Department
Jeffrey Lewis, scholar, Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey; host, Arms Control Wonk podcast


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