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What more 'serious consequences' could North Korea face after nuclear test?




South Koreans watch TV news reporting the North Korea's nuclear test at the Seoul Railway Station on September 9, 2016 in Seoul, South Korea.
South Koreans watch TV news reporting the North Korea's nuclear test at the Seoul Railway Station on September 9, 2016 in Seoul, South Korea.
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President Obama warned that North Korea would face “serious consequences” after conducting a nuclear test early Friday – the latest in a series of provocative actions this year including a previous nuclear test eight months ago and multiple ballistic missile launches since.

But what more “serious consequences” can President Obama impose on the country? Larry Mantle speaks with Jim Walsh of MIT’s Security Studies Program about what that means.

Read Walsh's recent study on North Korea sanctions: 

Stopping North Korea, Inc.

Guest:

Jim Walsh, Ph.D., International security expert and a Research Associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Security Studies Program