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UN sanctions may play into North Korean propaganda

Seven years of U.N. sanctions against North Korea have done nothing to derail Pyongyang's drive for a nuclear weapon capable of hitting the United States. They may have even bolstered the Kim family by giving their propaganda maestros ammunition to whip up anti-U.S. sentiment and direct attention away from government failures....


North Korea threatens U.S. with preemptive nuclear strike

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North Korea threatened the United States on Thursday with a preemptive nuclear strike, raising the level of rhetoric while the U.N. Security Council considers new sanctions against the reclusive country.


North Korea nuclear test would face "firm" U.N. action: South Korea

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The U.N. Security Council is united on North Korea's nuclear arms program and will undoubtedly approve tough measures against Pyongyang if it carries out a new atomic test as expected, South Korean U.N. Ambassador Kim Sook said on Monday.


China Agrees to a North Korean Spanking - Bloomberg

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China's apparent decision not to block expanded United Nations sanctions against North Korea for its satellite-cum-missile launch last month is good, if mysterious, news. Good, because China has traditionally resisted punishing North Korea for its misdeeds, arguing that engagement is more likely to bring results. Mysterious, because its reasons for changing its mind could be manifold.


North Korea makes "significant" nuclear reactor progress: IAEA

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North Korea has made significant progress in the construction of a light water atomic reactor over the past year, a U.N. watchdog report said, a facility that may extend Pyongyang's capacity to produce material for nuclear weapons.

Senh: Coming a day after a report that Iran has doubled their nuclear capacity, this is not good.


North Korea says U.S. hostility forcing it to "reexamine" nuclear program

North Korea said on Friday it was being forced to "reexamine" its nuclear program because of fresh signs the United States remains hostile towards the country, indicating it will step up defiant efforts to boost its nuclear arsenal.


North Korea Nuclear Site Shows Increased Activity

North Korea Nuclear Site

North Korea has ramped up work at its nuclear test site over the last month, according to an analysis of satellite images released Tuesday, a day after the top U.S. envoy for North Korea warned Pyongyang that an atomic test would unify the world in seeking swift, tough punishment.


U.S. stops food aid to North Korea after missile launch: White House

The United States will not go forward with planned food aid to North Korea, the White House said on Friday, after the impoverished nation unsuccessfully tried to launch a long-range missile which Washington had warned would have consequences.


Embarrassed by rocket crash, North Korea may try nuclear test

North Korea said its much hyped long-range rocket launch failed on Friday, in a very rare and embarrassing public admission of failure by the hermit state and a blow for its new young leader who faces international outrage over the attempt.


US confirms North Korea aid halt

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The United States announces that it is suspending food aid to North Korea in light of Pyongyang's plans for a missile launch next month.


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