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White House Team Split over Handling of N. Korea
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White House Team Split over Handling of N. Korea

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White House Team Split over Handling of N. Korea

White House Team Split over Handling of N. Korea
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The Bush administration's foreign-relations team is split over the North Korean dilemma. Hardliners say last week's meeting in China proves there's no sense dealing with the North, which confirmed U.S. suspicions it has nuclear weapons. Secretary of State Colin Powell sees it differently, saying the administration will consider a North Korean proposal to ease concerns about its nuclear activities. NPR's Michele Kelemen reports.

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