Nuclear Poker

October 2006
Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/9/2006, Vol. 165 Issue 14, p104
Trade Publication
The article focuses on a report that the escalating activity at suspected underground nuclear weapon test sites in North Korea is reinforcing a declaration by Kim Jong Il's regime that it will detonate a fission-type nuclear device, ostensibly to deter a U.S. threat of aggression. However, the recent activity also could mean the reclusive regime may simply be feinting, wanting the U.S., China and other nations to think an underground nuclear test is imminent.


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