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North Korea Kicks Out Inspectors, Vows to Restart Nuke Program

In a major challenge to the US and UN North Korea has kicked out IAEA inspectors, left the six party talks, and declared it would restart its nuclear program. IAEA Spokesperson Marc Vidricaire just released this statement: “The Democratic People´s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has today informed IAEA inspectors in the Yongbyon facility that it is immediately ceasing all cooperation with the IAEA. It has requested the removal of all containment and surveillance equipment, following which, IAEA inspectors will no longer be provided access to the facility. The inspectors have also been asked to leave the DPRK at the earliest

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North Korea Wants Ticket to Obama Inauguration

Yup, they want to send their chief nuclear envoy to witness the coronation inauguration of Obama. They were even extra super nice in asking and refrained from their usual US-bashing crap. If the Associated Press is right about these bad guys (who are really just misunderstood good guys) then maybe they’ve turned of a new, less murderous, leaf: The North’s move, if confirmed, would be another sign the regime is eager to forge good relations with the next U.S. administration. But, gee-golly, call me a skeptic cause I just ain’t buying the happy face routine. Though it looks like we

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