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Specter Of North Korea Lurks In U.S. Debate On Syria's Chemical Weapons

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September 05, 2013 AT 1:31 PM
Obama administration officials making the case for a U.S. military response to Syria's gassing of its citizens are invoking another American foe long suspected of stockpiling chemical weapons: North Korea. The specter of North Korea hovered over U.S. congressional debate this week as President Barack Obama's top security aides sought authorization for what they said would be the limited use of force in Syria, arguing that failure to act would embolden Pyongyang and others.