North Korean Missile Test: Remedial Action


Marcus Noland

Asia Pacific Bulletin, No. 33


Washington, D.C.: East-West Center

Publication Date: April 6, 2009
Binding: electronic
Pages: 2
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North Korea's long awaited April 5 rocket launch continued a string of provocative actions by the reclusive nation. Marcus Noland describes the ineffectiveness of prior attempts to curtail North Korean missile and nuclear development and discusses the implications of this rocket launch.

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