Admiral weighs in on N. Korea’s goal

Posted: December 7, 2012 at 5:33 a.m.

North Korea’s plan to fire a satellite into space is really intended to show the world its capability to build missiles, a top U.S. Navy commander said Thursday, as Pyongyang readied the launch of its long-range rocket and the U.S. moved extra ships toward the region.

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