North Korea May Delay Rocket Launch After Neighbors Protest

North Korea May Delay Rocket Launch After Neighbors Protest

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A soldier of the Ground Self-Defense Force (SDF) stands guard in front of Japan's SDF set Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missile launcher at the Defence Ministry in Tokyo on Dec. 6, 2012. Kim Jong Un’s regime said on Dec. 1 it would launch a long- range rocket to orbit a satellite between Dec. 10 and Dec. 22. The plan prompted Japan to ready its military to destroy any possible debris.