The Thin Red Line: Mounting Tensions in the Korean Peninsula and Why North Korea Must Soon Come to its Senses
Pradyut Hande is The Future Forum’s Program Director for India and an award-winning youth leader and writer. He has over 250 publications in leading national and international dailies to his credit.
The Korean Peninsula has borne witness to a heightened sense of fractured stability and intensified military tension over the last few weeks. For a region characterised by a perennial state of volatility, recent developments have highlighted the stark reality of uncertainty that presently shrouds the situation. With North Korea adopting an overtly abrasive and belligerent standpoint, ever since the UN censured the “rogue state” with further sanctions in light of its widely condemned recent nuclear test, matters appear to have snowballed into a state of hyperactivity and have consequently, become a cause for concern for multiple stakeholders. Read more