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Tuesday, February 12, 2013
N. Korea Nuclear Test Aimed at Obama's Speech
The timing of North Korea's nuclear test seems obvious: the eve of President Obama's State of the Union speech, which, according to media reports, will include disclosure of plans for a sharp reduction of U.S. nuclear weapons. The underground blast was meant to upstage and embarrass the President. Read more. If history is any guide, North Korea's third nuclear test will be followed by more rocket launches.