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1 NK Plans Long-Range Missile Launch Yoona Cha

2 Who Korean peninsula U.S. The world

3 What NK has moved Taepodong-2 and other equipment to its northeastern coast Threatens to launch Taepodong-2 as early as in a couple short weeks to a few months (could potentially reach the continental U.S.) NK disguises missile launch as satellite launch (“space development”) South Korea & the U.S. (including Secretary of State, Hilary Clinton) has warned NK to stop NK has shown no direct reaction to warnings from South Korea & the U.S.

4 Where Korean peninsula Mostly NK

5 When Now Possibly in a few weeks-months

6 Why North Korea is doing this: NK believes the U.S. will invade NK NK claims that all weapons are for self defense South Korea & the U.S. are warning NK: Could threat international peace Violate the U.N. Security Council Resolution 1695

7 Reflection NK is disregarding the consequences of its actions Other nations should continue to urge NK to stop its missile launch Worried of a successful missile launch

8 How it relates History repeats itself 1998: NK conducted a missile test, however, has claimed that it was a satellite launch The same situation now, 2009

9 Bibliography 264,00.html


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