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Exclusive: North Korea's nuclear test ready "soon"
Reuters ^ | April 24, 2012 | Benjamin Kang Lim

Posted on 04/24/2012 10:10:15 AM PDT by C19fan

North Korea has almost completed preparations for a third nuclear test, a senior source with close ties to Pyongyang and Beijing told Reuters, which will draw further international condemnation following a failed rocket launch if it goes ahead. The isolated and impoverished state sacrificed the chance of closer ties with the United States when it launched the long-range rocket on April 13 and was censured by the U.N. Security Council, including the North's sole major ally, China.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: korea; nuclear

1 posted on 04/24/2012 10:10:19 AM PDT by C19fan
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To: C19fan

Clinton: "We were all making comments
we shouldn't have about how the meeting was getting very boring.
So finally we decided we had to make like the monkey. Cohen
started this 'hear no evil,' and then I was next so I spoke no evil,
then Madeleine saw no evil, so Sandy Berger said, 'I'm evil.
'"

2 posted on 04/24/2012 10:20:18 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: Diogenesis
Why do all North Korean “science” projects look like the villains in old James Bond movies and have the same disastrous results?
3 posted on 04/24/2012 10:34:32 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: C19fan
They would really impress the world if they could feed their own people.

4 posted on 04/24/2012 10:41:16 AM PDT by TSgt (The only reason I have one in the chamber at all times, is because it is impossible to have two in.)
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All that money spent on rockets and launches, all that money spent on nuclear bombs and testing, all that money spent on weapons... They could have used that money to build McDonalds franchises in N. Korea and fed the children for life. Woulda, coulda, shoulda. Instead of us sending them food that they don’t appreciate, we should help them by getting the south to destroy the north’s leadership.


5 posted on 04/25/2012 12:56:15 PM PDT by roadcat
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