Time To Call The Cops?

When North Korea confessed to having a secret nuclear-weapons program, reopened a mothballed reactor, threw out inspectors and disconnected the monitoring cameras, officials from the watchdog International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) met in Vienna and decided not to report all this misbehavior to the U.N. Security Council for action. But last week Pyongyang raised the stakes even higher, and now the IAEA may have no choice. When President Kim Jong Il declared that North Korea would become the first nation ever to pull out of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty and might test some new missiles as well, the pretense that this...

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