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UN Security Council Response to North Korea’s Missile Test: Washington’s Policy Debate

April 15, 2009

By Scott Snyder

North Korea’s efforts to exploit divisions among members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) in its response to its April 5, 2009 test of a multi-stage rocket has proven to be a slightly harder political target than some in Pyongyang may have anticipated…read more.

Scott Snyder is The Asia Foundation’s Senior Associate and Director of the Center for U.S.-Korea Policy. He recently provided analysis on the UN Security Council Presidential Statement in an op-ed on He can be reached at [email protected].

Related locations: Korea, Washington DC
Related programs: International Cooperation
Related topics: Center for U.S.-Korea Policy, North Korea


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