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North Korea tests more missiles -- and China's patience

Kim's volley of launches put pressure on delicate balance in East Asia

TOKYO -- On Thursday, U.S. President Joe Biden will have spent a year in office. With declining approval ratings casting a shadow over the November midterm congressional elections and the 2024 presidential election after that, things aren't in the best shape for the 79-year-old leader of the free world.

For East Asia, the decline in Biden's political clout directly impacts the security landscape.

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