TITLE

Nuclear Blackmail

AUTHOR(S)
Powell, Bill; Powell, Bill
PUB. DATE
January 2003
SOURCE
Fortune;1/20/2003, Vol. 147 Issue 1, p71
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses nuclear weapons that Kim Jong Il has amassed in North Korea. Remarks from U.S. President George W. Bush about Kim John Il; Development of nuclear weapons in North Korea despite a 1994 agreement with the administration of U.S. President Bill Clinton to drop nuclear plans; Admission by Kim Jong Il that North Korea was enriching uranium for use in nuclear weapons; Opinion that North Korea has played a game of nuclear blackmail; Plans to restart a nuclear reactor in Yongbyon; Dilemma for the Bush administration about how to handle the nuclear crisis in North Korea; Opinion that no military option exists because the U.S. government assumes that North Korea already has one or two nuclear weapons.
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