North Korea Missile Plan

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    This 2008 photo provided by The Thai Irrawaddy News Magazine on Wednesday, June 24, 2009, purports to show a surface-to-surface missile at a factory allegedly in Pyongyang, North Korea, which was photographed during a visit by a Burma government delegation. An American destroyer was tailing a North Korean ship suspected of transporting weapons toward Burma, as anticipation mounted Wednesday that the North could soon conduct short- or medium-range missiles tests.

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    In this 2008 photo provided by Thai Irrawaddy News Magazine Wednesday, June 24, 2009 shows a general view of an anti-aircraft unit in Pyongyang, North Korea. An American destroyer was tailing a North Korean ship suspected of transporting weapons toward Burma, as anticipation mounted that the North could soon conduct short- or medium-range missiles tests.

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    In this 2008 photo provided by Thai Irrawaddy News Magazine Wednesday, June 24, 2009, North Korean delegation, left, and the Burmese delegation take seats for a meeting in Pyongyang, North Korea.

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    In this 2008 photo provided by Thai Irrawaddy News Magazine Wednesday, June 24, 2009, Gen. Shwe Mann, seated at left, the third ranking member of Burma's ruling junta, and Gen Kim Kyok Sik, seated at right, then-chief of staff of North Korea's army, sign a memorandum in Pyongyang, North Korea. A North Korean ship suspected of carrying illicit weapons was off the coast of China on Wednesday, June 24, 2009, believed en route to Burma as regional military officials and a U.S. destroyer kept a close eye on the vessel's movements.

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    This image provided by DigitalGlobe shows what is believed to be the exhaust trail and missile launched from Musudan-ni, North Korea on April 5.

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    This image from KRT video made available for the first time on April 7 shows the launch of a missile in Musudan-ni, North Korea on April 5.

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    This image from KRT video made available for the first time on April 7 shows the launch of a missile in Musudan-ni, North Korea on April 5.

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    This image from KRT video made available for the first time on April 7 shows the launch control room in Musudan-ni, North Korea on April 5, just prior to the launch of a missile.

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    This image made from KRT video made available April 7 shows for the first time the launch of a missile from Musudan-ni, North Korea on April 5.

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    April 5: A South Korean soldier watches a TV news program on the North Korean rocket launch at a train station in Seoul, South Korea.

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    April 5: South Koreans watch a TV news program on the North Korean rocket launch at a train station in Seoul.

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    March 29: Satellite image of the Musudan-Ri missile facility in North Korea.

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    Satellite image of the launchpad in North Korea which houses the three-stage Taepodong-2 missile.

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    A satellite image taken over North Korea provides a breakdown of the missile facilities.

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    This undated black-and-white handout image provided by DigitalGlobe shows a aerial view of a North Korean rocket launch site.

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    March 26: North Korean soldiers observe the South Korean side at the border village of the Panmunjom (DMZ) that separates the two Koreas since the Korean War, north of Seoul, South Korea. South Korea warned Pyongyang that a firing long-range rocket would be "a serious challenge and provocation" threatening regional stability, as a report said North Korea is "technically" three to four days away from a launch.

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    March 26: King Sejong the Great, the South Korean Navy's first Aegis destroyer, anchors at a naval port in Busan, South Korea. South Korea plans to dispatch an Aegis-equipped destroyer off the east coast to monitor North Korea's planned rocket launch.

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    Feb. 17: South Korean protesters burn a portrait of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il and mock North Korean missile during a rally against North Korea's recent military policy in Seoul, South Korea.

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    Feb. 18: South Korean protesters shout a slogan during a rally against North Korea's recent military policy in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea and the United States have warned North Korea against firing a long-range missile, saying the move would trigger international sanctions and jeopardize Washington's willingness to seek better ties with Pyongyang.

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    Feb. 18: South Korean protesters burn a North Korean flag and portrait of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il during a rally against North Korea's recent military policy in Seoul, South Korea.

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    Graphic fact file on the North Korean Taepodong-2 missile. South Korea Wednesday described North Korea's nuclear and missile development as a serious threat to the world, as a media report said the communist state is operating a secret atomic program.

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    Feb. 18: South Korean Foreign Minister Yu Myung-hwan speaks during the 12th Korea Foundation Forum based on South Korea's foreign policy focus in 2009 at a hotel in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea warned North Korea on Wednesday that the communist nation will face international sanctions if it tests a long-range missile.

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    Feb. 16: North Korean students celebrate the birthday of leader Kim Jong Il, in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea celebrated the 67th birthday of leader Kim Jong Il, with state media lauding him as a 'heaven-made commander' and citizens turning out to dance in the streets of the freezing capital.

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