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Tensions rising, what’s U.S.’s next move on North Korea?

Tensions rising, what’s U.S.’s next move on North Korea?

Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: The news that North Korea has carried out another missile test is sure to add to rising tensions with the U.S. Observers also say that the country appears to be preparing to conduct a nuclear test as well.
Meanwhile, for the past two months, the U.S. and South Koreans have been conducting another large-scale military exercise. The United Nations took up the issue today.
REX TILLERSON, U.S. Secretary of State: For too long the international community has been reactive in addressing North Korea. Those days must come to an end.
JUDY WOODRUFF: The warning from Secretary of State Rex Tillerson came at the U.N. Security Council. He said it is time for painful new sanctions to make North Korea give up its nuclear and missile programs.
REX TILLERSON: Failing to act now on the most pressing security issue in the world may bring catastrophic consequences.
JUDY WOODRUFF: President Trump has pressed China to help rein in the North, tweeting just last