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(MNI) London – All timings subject to change. Editor’s Note: The next Political Risk Week Ahead will be published Monday 4 September.

Monday 21 August:

  • United States-South Korea: Large-scale military exercises got underway involving US and South Korean forces as part of the annual Ulchi Freedom Shield drills, continuing through to 31 August. The number of drills taking place as part of the exercise is the highest on record and comes just days after the historic tripartite summit between the leaders of the US, South Korean and Japan. North Korea tested a cruise missile in advance of the drills, while South Korean police confirmed North Korean attempts to hack classified information (unsuccessfully).

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MNI POLITICAL RISK ANALYSIS-Week Ahead 21-27 August.pdf

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