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TENSE S. Korea Warns Against Rocket Tests Susan Walsh / AP Photo

S. Korea Warns Against Rocket Tests

President Obama declared in South Korea Monday that the Koreans are “one people,” even as the country braced itself for a threatened missile test by the North. The president is in South Korea as part of a nuclear-nonproliferation summit. While the North has ignored repeated international urgings to quit its nuclear ambitions, the South warned that it will shoot down any test missiles that come into its airspace. Japan has also prepared missile defense systems in preparation for the planned launch, which North Korean leaders have said is part of preparation for a space program.

March 26, 2012 6:08 AM