'Blind men': End of South Korea-Japan pact undermines bid to understand North Korea threats
Friday, 23 August 2019 South Korea's decision to scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan could harm efforts to understand threats from North Korea, and potentially weaken the ability to monitor its missile launches, officials and analysts say.
South Korea says it will scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan, drawing a swift protest from Tokyo and deepening a decades-old dispute over history that has hit trade and undercut security cooperation over North Korea. Grace Lee reports.
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