Is North Korea’s peacemaking just a show?
North Korea appears to be making some moves towards peace, particularly by joining South Korea at this year’s Winter Olympics.
But is it a sign the regime is changing or is it just a facade?
Greg Sheridan, foreign affairs editor at The Australian, tells Chris Kenny he’s seen this all before.
“I’ve seen this same movie about a dozen time over.
“They do a series of outrageous things, they get sanctions on them that they don’t like and then they show a bit of leg and pretend they’re really cuddly good guys.
“The media falls for it and the West typically then reduces sanctions.
We shouldn’t reduce the sanctions just because they send a few cheerleaders…to Seoul to smile for the cameras.”
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