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North Korea’s Aggression an Opportunity to Act

President Obama has reiterated that the U.S. staunchly supports South Korea following a deadly artillery attack from North Korea earlier this week. U.S. aircraft carriers are being deployed in a show of force as global leaders urge calm. Senior Fellow Michael O’Hanlon explains that North Korea’s growing nuclear capacity and increasing aggressiveness make this the time to reach consensus.

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