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In this photo from Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009, the 105-story, pyramid-shaped Ryugyong Hotel, still under construction, is seen in the distance from a street in Pyongyang, North Korea. After years of delay, construction has resumed on the hotel with some windowpanes installed on the facade. (AP Photo/Jean H. Lee)

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The 105-story, unfinished Ryugyong Hotel towers above Pyongyang, North Korea, in October 2011. (AP Photo/Greg Baker)

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The 105-story, unfinished Ryugyong Hotel towers above Pyongyang, North Korea, in October 2011. (AP Photo/Greg Baker)

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Former United Nations Ambassador John R. Bolton says his major concerns include “the nuclear proliferation issue, as manifested both in Iran and North Korea ... relations with Russia, and the approach to the U.S. intelligence budget,” which is facing a $25 billion cut over the next 10 years. Mr. Bolton is critical of the White House for claiming that the killing of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden last year has diminished his terrorist network. (Associated Press)

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North Korean defector Park Sang-hak hurls anti-North Korea leaflets as police block his planned rally on a road in Paju, near the Demilitarized Zone, in South Korea on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012. South Korea banned activists from launching the propaganda leaflets to North Korea after the North threatened to attack. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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North Korean defector Park Sang-hak hurls anti-North Korea leaflets as police block his planned rally on a road in Paju near demilitarized zone, South Korea, Oct. 22, 2012. South Korea has banned activists from launching propaganda leaflets to North Korea after North Korea threatened to attack. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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Pro-North Korean activists stage a rally to stop the sending of anti-North Korea leaflets across the border on the road in Paju, near the Demilitarized Zone, in South Korea on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012. North Korea's military warned last week that it would strike if South Korean activists carried through with their plan to fly balloons carrying the propaganda leaflets across the border. South Korea pledged to retaliate if it was attacked. The placards translate as "Stop sending anti-North Korea leaflets." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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Police officers block an activist in a car carrying anti-North Korea leaflets in Paju, near the Demilitarized Zone, in South Korea on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012. South Korea banned the activists Monday from entering a border area where they planned to launch anti-Pyongyang leaflets into North Korea, an unusual move that the activists likened to surrender. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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North Korean defector Park Sang-hak hurls anti-North Korea leaflets as police block his planned rally on a road in Paju, near the Demilitarized Zone, in South Korea on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012. South Korea banned activists from launching the propaganda leaflets to North Korea after the North threatened to attack. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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In this Sept. 8, 2012 photo, a dolphin leaps from a tank during a show at a newly-built amusement park in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder)

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A North Korean vehicle carrying what appears to be a new missile passes by during a mass military parade in Kim Il-sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Sunday, April 15, 2012, to celebrate the 100th birthday anniversary of Kim, the late North Korean founder. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)

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A North Korean vehicle carrying what appears to be a new missile passes by during a mass military parade in Kim Il-sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Sunday, April 15, 2012, to celebrate the 100th birthday anniversary of Kim, the late North Korean founder. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)

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A satellite image taken on Wednesday Aug. 29, 2012, by DigitalGlobe and provided on Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, by 38 North, the website of the U.S.-Korea Institute at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, shows what an analyst says is construction of a new rocket launch pad at the Tonghae complex near Musudan-ri, North Korea. (AP Photo/DigitalGlobe)

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A satellite image taken on Wednesday Aug. 29, 2012, by DigitalGlobe and provided on Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, by 38 North, the website of the U.S.-Korea Institute at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, shows what an analyst says is construction of a new rocket launch pad at the Tonghae complex near Musudan-ri, North Korea. (AP Photo/DigitalGlobe)

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In this image taken from television, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un holds up his credential at the second meeting of the year of the Supreme People's Assembly in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. The parliament passed a law that adds one year of compulsory education for children in the socialist nation, the first publicly-announced policy change under Mr. Kim. (AP Photo/KRT via AP video)

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In this image taken from television, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un holds up his credential at the second meeting of the year of the Supreme People's Assembly in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. The parliament passed a law that adds one year of compulsory education for children in the socialist nation, the first publicly-announced policy change under Mr. Kim. (AP Photo/KRT via AP video)

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North Korean farmer O Yong-ae is interviewed at her home at the Migok Cooperative Farm in Sariwon, in North Korea's Hwanghae province, on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

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North Korean farmer O Yong-ae is interviewed at her home at the Migok Cooperative Farm in Sariwon, in North Korea's Hwanghae province, on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

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Sang Kwon Park, president of Park Motor Co. and the man in charge of the Moon family's businesses in North Korea, talks with The Washington Times Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012 at the Cheong Shim World Peace Center about the future and outreach towards North Korea. North Korean leader Kim Jung-Un sent flowers following the death of the Rev. Sun Myung Moon. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** North Koreans collect emergency goods, including kitchen sets and blankets, distributed by North Korean Red Cross officials in the flood-stricken city of Anju in the South Phyongan province of North Korea on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon)