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  • SKorea braces for 3rd nuclear test by North Korea

    06/12/2009 4:03:37 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 11 replies · 582+ views
    AP ^ | 06/12/09 | KWANG-TAE KIM
    SKorea braces for 3rd nuclear test by North Korea By KWANG-TAE KIM, Associated Press Writer Fri Jun 12, 3:52 am ET SEOUL, South Korea – South Korea was bracing for a possible third nuclear test by the North, which a U.S. official said was likely despite looming U.N. sanctions on the communist state for its previous test in May. Given the North's track record of provocative behavior and defiance of the United Nations, "common sense" would dictate that it is preparing for another nuclear test, South Korean Defense Ministry spokesman Won Tae-jae told reporters Friday. He said the test was...