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Conflict on the Korean Peninsula

Last week, North Korea declared its 1953 armistice agreement with South Korea invalid. While the North has a long history of provocative and sometimes erratic behavior towards its Southern neighbor, Pyongyang's latest moves --coming on the heels of a third nuclear test last month-- have alarmed long-time Korea-watchers. We get an update on the latest crisis on the Korean peninsula.

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