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The reclusive state of North Korea and its 32-year-old dictator Kim Jong-un do not let go of an opportunity to give threats either to the United States or neighbour South Korea at the drop of a hat, even going to the extent of warning about ‘war’. Its military actions, including conducting nuclear weapon and missile tests, continue unabated despite international condemnation and sanctions.
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A traffic police officer directs vehicles at a street junction during sunset in Pyongyang.
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All military figures quoted have been sourced from
The Military Balance 2015, published by the International Institute for Strategic Studies.
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