February 12, 2013
North Korea Nuke Test: Are You Listening, America?
The Economist, The Economist
The North Korean regime appears to be regularly underestimating the strength of international feeling against its nuclear programme. If its apoplectic reaction was any gauge, the strong condemnation its December rocket launch drew from the UN Security Council (UNSC) caught it by surprise. The UNSC is scheduled to discuss the regime’s latest antics early on February 12th in New York. South Korea’s foreign minister, Kim Sung-hwan, and America’s new secretary of state, John Kerry, had agreed beforehand to take "swift and unified" action in the event of another nuclear test.
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