“He said that we will never allow the impudent U.S. To abuse the DPRK-U.S. Dialogue for meeting its sordid aim but will shift to a shocking actual action to make it pay for the pains sustained by our people so far and for the development so far restrained,” the Korean Central News Agency said, referring to the North by its formal name, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2019/12/31/north-korea-kim-jong-un-shocking-actual-action-us/2787983001/.
The pandemic has caused a lot of diversion in what we know from the news BUT I feel it is giving North Korea a lot of leeway to continue with their diabolical plans and nuclear weapons.
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Justice Department charges North Korean intelligence operatives in alleged $1.2 billion extortion attempt. U.S. Authorities charged the North Korean operatives for an alleged global hacking campaign to steal or extort more than $1.2 billion in cash and crypto-currencies. The indictment is an expansion of an investigation linked to a 2014 cyberattack that was retaliation for "The Interview" movie starring Seth Rogen and James Franco. Ref. USAToday.
Year 2021, Trump has been to north Korea and shook hands with Kim Jung Un. Looking back it might not have been the best idea but we will see where Biden takes it from there.
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