U.S. Reacts to Korean Action While many U.S. officials react cautiously to North Korea's announcement that it will abandon a global nuclear weapons treaty, Secretary of State Colin Powell says the North "thumbed its nose" at the international community. And President Bush talks to China's leader in an effort to calm the growing confrontation. NPR's Mike Shuster reports.

Powell Condemns N. Korean Treaty Pullout

Powell Condemns N. Korean Treaty Pullout

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While many U.S. officials react cautiously to North Korea's announcement that it will abandon a global nuclear weapons treaty, Secretary of State Colin Powell says the North "thumbed its nose" at the international community. And President Bush talks to China's leader in an effort to calm the growing confrontation. NPR's Mike Shuster reports.