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North Korea Delisted

North Korea has been removed from the list of state sponsors of terror, and now the North Koreans say they'll let UN inspectors back into their main nuclear complex at Yongbyon. While it may seem like a pretty dramatic development, former US nuclear envoy Jack Pritchard calls the deal "watered down," and Scott Snyder at the Asia Foundation says it's basically an "agreement to disagree" that "gives this administration a sense of closure." Former deputy head of the U.S. delegation for the six-party talks and director of Asian affairs on the National Security Council, Victor Cha, however, says there may actually be some benefits to this move for the next administration. We'll get his take.