North Korea said today that it would use nuclear weapons in a "merciless offensive" if provoked, just two days after sentencing two American journalists to twelve years in a gulag-type prison labor camp. Guest host Sara Terry explores the motives behind North Korea's recent aggressive actions. Should President Obama try to re-start negotiations or take a hard-line stance with the secretive communist power? Also, the first Guantanamo detainee is transferred to the US, and Fourteen years after the death of nine anti-oil nigerian activists, oil giant Royal Dutch Shell says it will pay $15.5 million in compensation.
Banner image: South Korean conservatives burn a North Korean flag during a rally in Seoul demanding that the US journalists be freed. Photo: Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images