Depending on the intentions of North Korea, their saber-rattling this week will result in a full-scale conflagration that President Obama will have to douse now -- or postpone the inevitable (a collapse of the regime) for a few more years. Either way, American policy will be the subject of intense debates among politicians. Will North Korea be a campaign issue in 2012?
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