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International relations

US smells North Korean ploy to drive wedge into Seoul ties

A pause in joint drills could give Washington a military advantage

TSUYOSHI NAGASAWA and SOTARO SUZUKI, Nikkei staff writers | North Korea

WASHINGTON/SEOUL -- The U.S. is alarmed by North Korea's recent agreement to hold high-level talks with South Korea, seeing the move as an attempt at driving a wedge into its alliance with Seoul.

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