#ROK FM Yun in Seoul speech: We expect meaningful outcome from Park-Xi summit in China re #DPRK.
Yun: "We will never allow a nuclear-armed North Korea."
Yun: #ROK pursuing trust building process on the Korean peninsula.
Yun in speech @CSIS Seoul conf.: #DPRK's "erratic behavior is taking a toll on China."
Yun: #DPRK engaged in a type of "psychological warfare" we haven't seen before.
#ROK FM Yun: Pattern of #DPRK provocations have become more diverse, frequent and intense.
CSIS' Green: US, #ROK formally "will never accept" #DPRK as a nuclear weapons state.
Cha telling audience there'll be "some sort" of political upheaval in #DPRK in next 4 to 5 years.
Victor Cha backs off "Arab Spring" scenario he predicted for #DPRK in latest book, telling @CSIS event moderator: "You're paraphrasing."
CSIS' Cha: #DPRK "boxing themselves into a corner from which they cannot escape."
Cha: "We have to prepare for instability" inside #DPRK.
Victor Cha: Economic reform would threaten stability of #DPRK "religious" leadership.
CSIS' Green on panel in Seoul: #DPRK collapse come be in 6 months or 6 years.
Green: #DPRK being a "hybrid Stalinist theocracy & criminal enterprise" could collapse "at any time" & "we should be prepared."
Cha was Asia director for US NSC 2004-7. (He's had mixed track record on his #DPRK predictions since Kim Jong Un came to power).
CSIS' Victor Cha: If #DPRK "putting all the chips on the table then it's a more dangerous game" than previously.
CSIS' Green: Threats, coercion & leverage by #DPRK "will never end" no matter what concessions it gets.
Sorry for typo: last tweet ref Kim Jong Un.
Michael Green (x NSC Asia dir.) on Kim Jon Un: "Not clear to me if he knows when to walk away from the table or how many chips to put down."
Lugar calls for sanctions on country-by-country basis to inhibit #DPRK's illicit activities.
Lugar: #DPRK threat global in nature "and should not be defined merely by the range of its missiles."
Lugar: US should be willing to let #ROK take lead in maintaining an open invitation to dialogue with #DPRK.
Lugar on 'strategic patience' re #DPRK: Obama Admin. "must be willing to consider a wide range of strategies, even if they carry some risk."
MT @dpinkston: Still sorting out whether NK launched KN-02s or new 300mm artillery rockets under dev. Art. rockets would have 100km+ range.
No indicaton that any of the five projectiles fired by #DPRK in past 3 days were targeted in direction of #ROK.
Reference to #DPRK launch exercises made in radio broadcast from Pyongyang at 0717 UTC.
#DPRK makes first mention of its weekend "rocket launch exercises," denounces US & #ROK for criticizing them.
#ROK MND earlier speculated Sat/Sun #DPRK firings could have been test of new artillery, not necessarily older short-range missiles.
Reports of another short range missile launch into eastern waters off #DPRK.
#ROK MND: Possible #DPRK will fire additional short-range missiles after 4 such launches over weekend into eastern waters.
This follows firing of several similar missiles in same waters yesterday.
Yonhap quotes #ROK MND source saying #DPRK launched one short-range guided missile in the East Sea [Sea of Japan] Sunday afternoon.
Yonhap: #DPRK has fired another short-range missile.
US diplomat I spoke with here knocks down completely the reason cited in Yonhap story, saying trip delayed solely due to logistics.
Yonhap quotes source saying King's trip postponement "may be connected with the detention of a Korean-American man" in #DPRK.
US envoy for #DPRK human rights Amb. King's trip to #ROK delayed "purely for logistical reasons" says a US diplomat in Seoul.
#ROK Presidential office: Today's #DPRK short-range missile launches not a serious threat to national security.