Things just got a little more tense on the Korean peninsula

In an opinion piece for The Interpreter, Professor Andrew O’Neil writes ‘For those watching developments on the Korean peninsula, the default position is to gauge North Korean behaviour as the barometer for stability and instability in the region. However, this week, evidence that South Korea is becoming increasingly nervous about North Korea’s evolving strategic capabilities – particularly its nuclear weapons delivery capabilities – underscores the growing risks of a major conflict erupting in Northeast Asia as a result of miscalculation or inadvertent escalation’.

You can read the opinion piece here.