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North Korea Mad Over New Sanctions; Threatens Retaliation

By January 26, 2013

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Remember when North Korea fired a missile in December, lobbing a small satellite into orbit? Well, the United Nations this week lobbed new sanctions at North Korea for that firing.

North Korea, in typical fashion, then threatened retaliation against the United States and South Korea, and it promised more missile launches and nuclear tests.

You can read more about the sanctions here, plus get a Foreign Policy 101 lesson on what sanctions are and how they work.

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