April 9, 2012

A Year of North Korean Provocations

Peter Brookes, New York Post

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Later this week, North Korea is expected to launch a long-range missile with a satellite on board; it’s likely to be just the first in a series of provocations by Pyongyang this year — including another earth-shaking nuclear test.

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TAGGED: North Korea, Nuclear Weapons, Kim Jong-un


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