In this photo taken Sunday, June 21, 2009, a Myanmar girl looks on from her home in Nyaungdon, 50 kilometers (31 miles) west of Yangon, Myanmar. Khin Maung Win/AP
Tibetan school children play with a paper cup tied to another with a string at a science exhibition under the Tibetan Monastic Science Initiative which began in 2000 at the request of the Dalai Lama, in Dharmsala, India, Tuesday, June 23, 2009. 50 Buddhist monks have been undergoing training in western science under the initiative. Ashwini Bhatia/AP
President Barack Obama smiles as he listens to a question during a news conference at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 23, 2009. Ron Edmonds/AP
Pyongyang is able to keep evading sanctions partly because of "the low level of implementation" by the 193 UN member states of the four UN sanctions resolutions adopted since the country's first nuclear test in 2006.
ByEdith M. Lederer, Associated Press
UN experts say North Korea is continuing to evade UN sanctions, using airlines, ships, and the international financial system to trade in prohibited items for its nuclear and ballistic missile programs raising important questions about the sanctions regime.