North Korea has not yet launched a controversial three-stage rocket. Saturday was the first day in the five-day window that North Korea designated for the launch of its rocket, which it says is intended to put a satellite in orbit. The launch was widely expected today — even South Korea's president said publicly he thought it would happen today, and there were some brief moments of excitement when the Japanese government mistakenly announced that the rocket had been sent aloft. But there was no launch.
Host Scott talks to NPR's Mike Shuster from Seoul, South Korea.