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Russia: N. Korea May Pose Larger Threat than Iraq

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Russia: N. Korea May Pose Larger Threat than Iraq

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Russia: N. Korea May Pose Larger Threat than Iraq

Russia: N. Korea May Pose Larger Threat than Iraq

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Russian Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov says North Korea is a potentially greater threat than Iraq. Meanwhile, a Japanese newspaper reports that the government has plans to mobilize its military in the face of a possible missile launch by Pyongyang. NPR's Jacki Lyden talks to NPR's Rob Gifford.