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April 5, 2013

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North Korea continues its hostile rhetoric and saber-rattling prompting concerns over their nuclear capabilities.  Also, do today’s  job numbers signify a cooling economy? Plus, momentum for new immigration legislation and this week’s political wrap-up. Joining Gwen: David Sanger, New York Times; David Wessel, Wall Street Journal; Fawn Johnson, National Journal; Amy Walter, Cook Political Report.

 

North Korea Nuclear Test 'Highly Provocative,' Obama Says

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North Korea Confirms It Conducted 3rd Nuclear Test

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North Korea confirmed on Tuesday that it had conducted its third, long-threatened nuclear test, according to the official KCNA news service, posing a new challenge for the Obama administration in its effort to keep the country from becoming a full-fledged nuclear power.

Tonight on Washington Week: A Look Back at 2012

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After a tough re-election, we take a look at the challenges President Obama will face in his second term [Photo: CNN].

December 28, 2012

On the eve of a new year and the start of President Obama’s second term, we will pause to examine the significant news stories of 2012 including prickly partisan politics, a turbulent and tight presidential race, and international conflicts that are reshaping U.S. foreign policy.

What North Korea's Rocket Launch Tells Us About Iran's Role

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U.S. officials say the satellite put into orbit by North Korea's rocket launch this week is wobbling, but that doesn't necessarily mean the launch itself was unsuccessful.

North Korea Launches Successful Long-Range Missile

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Martha Raddatz discusses the reaction to Kim Jong Un's rocket demonstration.

After Rocket Launching, a Call for New Sanctions

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The United States and its Asian allies began an effort on Wednesday to impose additional sanctions on North Korea after its largely successful rocket launching, but this time Washington added a warning to China: Failure to rein in Kim Jong-un, the North’s new leader, will result in an even greater American military presence in the Pacific.

North Korean Missile Launch Raises New Questions About Path Forward

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The roots of the growing tensions between Washington and Pyongyang over North Korea’s controversial missile launch Thursday trace back to a set of closed-door talks in February—and the sharply differing conclusions each side drew from the negotiations.
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North Korea Missile Launch Failure: New Threats?

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Martha Raddatz on this embarrassing failure for the North Korean government.

Regime Changes May Lead To Dangerous New Year

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Big changes in 2011 — from the Arab Spring to the death of North Korea's dictator — create opportunities for 2012. But change can be scary, even when the regimes to be replaced are unpopular or repressive, because there's never a guarantee the new regime will be better.
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