REUTERS/KCNA - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets Salvador Antonio Valdes Mesa of Cuba and his party on July 1, 2016
Under the radar
July 4, 2016,
The Kim Jong-un regime has hit a patch of good luck in its diplomatic landscape. As Katharine H.S. Moon argues, a number of events taking place around the world have conspired to give North Korea this free pass at the moment.