Kinda the same in the diplopolititary au courant with one of Great Satan's oldest allies since Cold War time.
For SoKo - in the last two years especially - provocatation piles up faster on a girl than uncles at a family reunion football game.
And all that Six Party nonprofit jawflapping has totally sucked.
"North Koreans continually walked away from the commitments they've made. And the tendency of the State Department was to make another concession, to see if that would get them to fulfill their commitments and their obligations. They never did."