U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said Sunday that North Korea's "provocation" underscored the risks faced by American and South Korean service members.
By Michael D. Regan
The United Nations Security Council on Sunday strongly condemned North Korea less than a day after members say the country may have been testing a long-range ballistic missile in violation of international sanctions.
Nuclear tests in North Korea, violence in Pakistan and a diplomatic stalemate with Iran has complicated nuclear diplomacy for the U.S. Former Carter official Zbigniew Brzezinski and Philip Zelikow, foreign adviser under President Bush, consider the new world.
As North Korea intensifies its rhetoric and nuclear tests and Pakistan confronts an increasingly extremist insurrection, two Independent Television News correspondents report on the shifting nature of the nuclear threats from those two countries.
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Wednesday that Iran had successfully launched a new surface-to-surface missile with a range of about 1,200 miles, giving it the capability to hit Israel, southeastern Europe and U.S. bases in the Persian Gulf.
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