South Korea’s new president playing dangerous game with Pyongyang

by Ahmed Adel, Cairo-based geopolitics and political economy researcher

The resumption of full-scale joint military exercises between the US and South Korea will increase tensions on the Korean Peninsula. After South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol came to power on March 22, pressure on North Korea increased, and in reaction, Pyongyang may react harshly to the strengthening of military ties between Seoul and Washington.

South Korea’s new president playing dangerous game with Pyongyang