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A paramilitary guard stands at the gate of the Forbidden City ahead of the upcoming opening sessions of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and the National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing on March 1, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Fred DUFOUR        (Photo credit should read FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)
A paramilitary guard stands at the gate of the Forbidden City ahead of the upcoming opening sessions of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and the National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing on March 1, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Fred DUFOUR        (Photo credit should read FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

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Tensions in North Asia are on a knife's edge. CNN looks at why and at the strengths and weaknesses of the major players in the area.

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Tensions in North Asia are on a knife's edge. CNN looks at why and at the strengths and weaknesses of the major players in the area.