December 3, 2012

North Korean Rocket Launch Could Backfire

Simon Tisdall, The Guardian

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North Korea's weekend confirmation that it will use a three-stage rocket to launch a satellite into orbit on or before 22 December is just the sort of Christmas present China's untried leadership, Barack Obama's unformed second-term national security team, and South Korea's warring presidential candidates could do without.

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TAGGED: Kim Jong-un, South Korea, North Korea

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