On January 20, Manning was quoted in an RFA article about North Korea’s missile tests and the messages they send to the United States and its allies.

“Robert Manning, a senior fellow at the US Atlantic Council, told RFA on the 20th that North Korea has been using tactics to obtain concessions in its nuclear negotiations with the US by leveraging its missile test launches…In addition, Manning said, North Korea has not yet test-fired a new ICBM, the Hwasong-17, unveiled at the party founding parade in October 2020 [translated from Korean].”

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