North Korea initiated today's exchange of artillery shells, firing into waters claimed by South Korea and prompting a response from the South amid ongoing US-South Korean war games.
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The world can no longer ignore the vast human suffering of North Korea's people under the Kim regime. The international community can, and must, take steps to support change – not as unlikely, but as inevitable.