According to Fox. Thirteen of the fifteen UNSC members support sanctions, the other two — I don’t need to tell you who they are — oppose them.
So, it sounds like there’ll be no sanctions. Your tax dollars at work.
If I were Kim, I’d celebrate by extending a Taepodong-shaped middle finger and firing it off.
Update: The AP reports.
Update: Not to be outdone, Israel’s making noises about caving, too.
Update: Hold the phone. Captain Ed points to another AP story that’s just across the wire. Japan has submitted a new draft resolution — and this one also insists on sanctions. Russia’s/China’s turn to blink?
Update: At the mic in the press room, Bolton says he’s pleased with the new draft. I feel better.