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A van believed to be carrying the body of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, leaves the forensics wing of a hospital in Kuala Lumpur Thursday. Malaysia released the body along with men who had been questioned over Kim's death. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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People watch news footage of a missile launch outside the main railway station in Pyongyang earlier this month. A North Korean missile test failed just moments after launch Wednesday, according to the U.S. and South Korea. Kim Won-Jin/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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"The policy of strategic patience has ended," Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (left) said Friday of dealing with North Korea. Tillerson is visiting South Korea; he's seen here alongside South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se in Seoul. Jung Yeon-Je/AP hide caption

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The U.S. has begun deploying the Terminal High Altitude Aerial Defense - THAAD - an anti-missile system meant to defend South Korea against attacks from the North. The first components arrived in South Korea last week. U.S. Forces Korea hide caption

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A Long List Of Challenges Awaits Rex Tillerson In Asia

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In this photo provided by U.S. Forces Korea, trucks carrying U.S. missile launchers and other equipment needed to set up the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system arrive at the Osan air base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea on Monday. U.S. Force Korea via AP hide caption

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U.S. Fast-Tracks Missile Defense System To South Korea, Drawing China's Ire

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A North Korean Embassy staff member asked Malaysian police if he was allowed to leave the embassy grounds in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday. Malaysia banned North Korean citizens from leaving the country after North Korea issued an exit ban for 11 Malaysian citizens in North Korea. Vincent Thian/AP hide caption

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Two mobile launchers landed in South Korea late Monday, part of a missile defense system that the U.S. military says is meant to defend the country against a North Korean attack. U.S. Forces Korea hide caption

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On Feb. 13, people in Pyongyang watch a public broadcast regarding the Feb. 12 launch of a long-range ballistic missile at an undisclosed location — the first fired in Donald Trump's presidency. The U.N. Security Council on Feb. 13 unanimously condemned the missile test by North Korea. Kim Won-Jin/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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S. Korea: North Test-Fires Handful Of 'Unknown Projectiles' Into Japan Waters

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The North Korean flag flaps behind barbed wire at the North Korean Embassy on Sunday in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ri Tong Il (left), former North Korean deputy ambassador to the United Nations, speaks to reporters on Tuesday outside the North Korean Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. AP hide caption

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Members of Malaysia's hazardous materials team conduct a decontamination operation at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport on Sunday. Manan Vatsyayana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An instructor at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., carries VX nerve agent inside a special chamber used for training in 2003. Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images hide caption

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VX: The Nerve Agent Used To Kill Kim Jong Nam Is Rare And Deadly

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