U.N. Action Against North Korea Likely to Fall Short of Banco Delta Asia Success: Analysts

By Matt Squire

A recent United Nations resolution against North Korea will bolster sanctions against the country but may fall short of results achieved by a 2006 asset freeze, say observers. On Monday, the United Nations' Security Council condemned the communist country for an April 5 missile launch that breached a 2006 organization resolution. Council members said in a statement that they had agreed to ratchet up economic sanctions against North Korea, and push for the renewal of six-party talks in a effort to dismantle its nuclear weapons program. The decision adds "teeth" to the U.N.'s October 2006 resolution, which banned the communist...