Tomasky: North Korea Shows Difficulty of Obama's Mission

by Benjamin Domenech on 9:25 am April 6, 2009

History may one day record it as a stark irony – and let us hope an amusing one rather than the tragic kind – that on the very day that Barack Obama was sketching out to an adoring throng in Prague his vision of a post-nuclear world, North Korea launched a rocket that may one day give it the capacity to fire a nuclear warhead as far as 3,700 miles. This means, to get down to brass tacks, that it could hit Alaska.

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