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North Korea / Missile Crisis #832844

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 05, 2006
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The international protest against North Korea's latest missile tests outlined.

(Washington: Martha Raddatz) The North Korean missile crisis examined; details given about the U.N. Security Council draft resolution, of concerns about the effectiveness of the mid-range missiles & the first public comments out of North Korea. [President BUSH - says we will work together about North Korea.] [US Ambassador to U.N. John BOLTON†- talks about sending a clear signal to North Korea.] [Former National Security official Michael GREEN†- assesses the missile capability against Japan.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Seoul: Dan Harris) The condemnation from Asian nations of the Korean missile launches featured; details given about South Korea's concerns about instability in North Korea, the response from Japan & the status of US troops along the Korean border.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: Jonathan Karl) The US missile defense system examined; details given about the process of "detection" via radar & space-based sensors, "interception" & "missile defense." [On June 23, Missile Defense Agency director Lt. Gen. Henry "Trey" OBERING†- says we could stop a long-range missile.] [Center for Defense Information Philip COYLE†- explains the problems in hitting a missile.] [Heritage Foundation Peter BROOKES†- questions a preemptive attack against North Korea.]

Sawyer, Diane;
Raddatz, Martha;
Harris, Dan;
Karl, Jonathan

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