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Admiral gives warning about North Korea tests

WASHINGTON – The admiral in charge of U.S. forces in the Pacific says North Korea may be lulling the world into largely accepting its advances in missile technology.

Adm. Samuel Locklear told a Pentagon news conference on Tuesday that he is concerned by North Korea’s frequent testing of ballistic missiles. Locklear heads U.S. Pacific Command, and his responsibilities include military relations with longtime U.S. ally South Korea as well as U.S.-South Korea defenses...


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