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Can Dennis Rodman’s ‘basketball diplomacy’ make a difference in North Korea? | CSMonitor.com

Rodman’s visit to North Korea comes just weeks after the country’s third nuclear weapons test. Some say such trips, like that of Google chief Eric Schmidt, boost the North’s positioning. For more on this story, visit: Can Dennis Rodman’s ‘basketball diplomacy’ make a difference in North Korea? – CSMonitor.com. ALSO: Flamboyant former NBA star Dennis Rodman and three members of ...

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Focus on Nonproliferation—Not Disarmament—in North Korea | Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

The physical reverberations from North Korea’s third nuclear test took just minutes to die down. But the political, psychological, and strategic consequences will be felt for years to come. The North Korean government has claimed that this test—which appears to have produced a higher yield than the first two—was of a “smaller and light” weapon. The implied threat is that ...

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North Korea tells UN disarmament meeting that South Korea risks ‘final destruction’ | The Washington Post

BERLIN — Nuclear-armed North Korea has used a U.N. disarmament meeting to warn that South Korea risks “final destruction.” The comments Tuesday by a North Korean diplomat at the Geneva-based Conference on Disarmament come a week after Pyongyang conducted a third nuclear test. For more on this story, visit: North Korea tells UN disarmament meeting that South Korea risks ‘final ...

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N. Korea threatens military action against ‘southern puppets’ | RT

Pyongyang has warned of ‘physical countermeasures’ against South Korea if they participate in the UN sanctions against the North. Tensions are simmering on the peninsula after North Korea announced a third military test ‘targeting’ the US. “If the South Korean puppet regime of traitors directly participates in the so-called UN sanctions, strong physical countermeasures will be taken,” the North’s Committee ...

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Kim Jong-Un Calls For End To Confrontation Between North And South Korea In New Year’s Message

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has made overtures to South Korea, warning that continuing conflict with the state will only lead to “war”, in a rare New Year’s Day statement. The speech was the first of its kind since Kim’s grandfather, Kim Il-Sung, addressed the nation in 1994. Speaking less than a month after the country launched a long-range rocket ...

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Park Geun-hye Is Elected South Korea’s First Female President | NYTimes.com

SEOUL, South Korea — With the election of Park Geun-hye as president on Wednesday, South Korea extended the tenure of its staunchly pro-American governing party and handed power to the daughter of South Korea’s longest-ruling dictator, the first woman to win the post in a deeply patriarchal part of Asia. Voters appeared to prefer stability over her opponent’s calls for ...

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North Korea to launch long-range rocket in December | Global Post

North Korea is to launch a long-range rocket between Dec. 10 and 22, Pyongyang’s official news agency said, an announcement that is likely to increase tensions between North Korea and neighboring countries.   South Korean officials called the move a “grave provocation” and a “challenge to the international community,” BBC reported. South Korea is currently preparing for a presidential election, ...

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North Korea says its missiles can reach US | guardian.co.uk

North Korea is believed to be developing a long-range missile with a range of 4,160 miles (6,700km) or more that could hit the US. Two recent rocket tests both failed but neighbours fear the north is using such launches to perfect its technology. North Korea is under heavy UN sanctions that have cut off its previously lucrative arms trade and ...

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