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How do you solve a problem like North Korea?

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The UN Security Council has been here before... several times: debating how to punish North Korea for -- as Pyongyang would have it -- reacting to the last time it got punished. 

Missiles are displayed during a military parade to mark 100 years since the birth of North Korea's founder Kim Il-Sung, in Pyongyang, on April 15, 2012. The UN Security Council is certain to impose fresh or tightened sanctions on Pyongyang after its latest nuclear test, but most experts agree that the sanctions route -- until now -- has been largely ineffective.

North Korea flagged its February 12 nuclear test three weeks in advance in an official statement released by the National Defence Commission, the country's top military body.

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