South Korea's tiptoeing on Taiwan avoids Beijing backlash Seoul thinks China 'understands' its position after Moon-Biden summit Missile agreement draws Seoul deeper into US-China rivalry, analysts sayThe US has removed restrictions on ranges and payloads for South Korean missiles that were put in place to avoid angering China and Russia. South Korea will stand by US to defend liberal order: Moon tells VPHarris says alliance can promote a free, open, and prosperous Indo-Pacific US and South Korea scrap bilateral missile guidelinesDecades-old accord had limited Seoul's development of ballistic program U.S. waiting to see if North Korea wants to engage in diplomacyU.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Sunday the United States is waiting to see if North Korea wants to engage in diplomacy over the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula. Kim vows to build N. Korea socialism amid US nuclear impasseNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un has vowed an “uncompromising struggle” against anti-socialist elements at home as he tries to fortify his power amid pandemic-related difficulties and U.S.-led economic sanctions Don’t ‘play with fire’, China tells US, South Korea over Taiwan concernsBeijing says the island is a domestic issue and other countries should be cautious. On North Korea denuclearization, yet another diplomatic dance for the U.S.The U.S. says it has a new strategy — a “calibrated, practical, measured approach” toward the North’s denuclearizaton — but will it be a departure from that of previous administrations.