30 Mar '12, 5pm

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North Korean Missile Tests Jeopardize U.S. Food Aid By Donna Miles American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, March 30, 2012 – A recent North Korean announcement that it will conduct a missile test next month, in conjunction with a reported short-range missile test last night, jeopardizes millions of dollars in U.S. food aid for the secretive country, senior defense officials told Congress. “My view is that if North Korea goes forward with this test, we will stop this aid and stop the other steps that we had intended to take,” James N. Miller told the Senate Armed Services Committee yesterday during his confirmation hearing as undersecretary of defense for policy. Miller is President Barack Obama’s nominee to replace Michèle Flournoy, for whom he served as principal deputy secretary for three years, as the Pentagon’s policy chief. North Korea announced March 16th that it pl...

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