World Ch. Schedule : FRI 22:30 KST
* Date : 2019-12-20
North Korea said it conducted another "important test" at the Sohae Satellite Launching Ground in Dongchang-ri. In a rare move, it revealed the duration of the test, saying it lasted seven minutes. What did the regime test and how advanced is its ICBM capability? Meanwhile, U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun met with President Moon Jae-in in Seoul on Dec. 16. What might they have discussed regarding the current situation? What could the "Christmas gift" that North Korea threatened to deliver to the U.S.? Is it an ICBM test, as many analysts anticipate, or is it a dramatic turnaround toward dialogue?
To break down the latest developments, we are joined by Lee Seong-hyon, Research Fellow at the Sejong Institute. To broaden the perspective, we also connect with guest experts on Skype, including Ian Williams, Deputy Director of the Missile Defense Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and Jenny Town, Fellow at the Stimson Center.