December 5, 2012

North Korea's Satellite: Theater or Prelude to Crisis?

Scott Snyder, Council on Foreign Relations

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The need to respond effectively to North Korea’s satellite launch provides an early political test to all parties in the region in the midst of simultaneous leadership transitions. North Korea is raising the stakes, and we shall soon see which new leaders are willing to match Pyongyang’s bet.

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TAGGED: Asia, South Korea, Japan, United States, China, North Korea

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