South Korean Rocket Launch Heightens Peninsula Tensions

Recent South Korean satellite launch does nothing to dampen increasing tensions
February 5th, 2013
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The successful launch of a satellite by South Korea last week, albeit coming at their third time of trying, has intensified tensions on the Korea peninsula in the wake of North Korea’s nuclear threats and December rocket launch. The South Korean rocket launch and its tacit acceptance by the international community will do nothing to

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Andrew J. Futter

Dr Andrew Futter is a Lecturer in International Politics at the University of Leicester, UK. [email protected]

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