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Rogue nation: North Korea and the death of Kim Jong-nam (part 1)

The presumed poisoning at Kuala Lumpur airport of the half-brother of North Korean strongman Kim Jong-un has triggered a recall of ambassadors and put Pyongyang watchers on high alert. Why him? Why now? Hot on the heels of a fresh ballistic missile test, one of the world's most reclusive regimes has yet again succeeded in grabbing our full attention. We ask our panel whether - if this is indeed a political assassination - it's a sign of strength or weakness.

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Produced by Yi SONG, François WIBAUX and Laure FOURQUET.

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