North Korea Testing Obama
What with discussions of whether it would be nice if would-be Obama appointees paid their taxes and which quarterbacks belong in the Hall of Fame, there are some other issues getting short shrift. For example, as noted over at New Atlanticist, “North Korea about to test a missile that could hit the United States.”
The piece looks at the strategy behind the news and gives props to the Norks: “Ratcheting things up a notch to both test the resolve of the incoming American president and put themselves higher on his agenda is, while frustrating from an external standpoint, brilliant politics on their part.”
More analysis at the link.