Sunday, March 12, 2017

U.N. Weapons Investigators: North Korea Tried To Sell Nuclear Weapons Material

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised a ballistic rocket launching drill of Hwasong artillery units of the Strategic Force of the KPA in an undated photo. KCNA/via REUTERS

Washington Times: North Korea tried to sell nuclear weapons material to make miniaturized warhead: U.N. inspectors

The regime of North Korean strongman Kim Jong-un tried to sell a specialized material used in the miniaturization process for nuclear warheads, according to U.N. weapons investigators, who are attempting to document the regime’s nuclear weapons program and activities.

North Korean agents tried to sell a form of lithium metal to unnamed international buyers last year, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal.

“The U.N. Panel of Expert’s report on North Korea provides further evidence that North Korea will stop at nothing to advance its illicit nuclear and missile programs,” said Sen. Cory Gardner, Colorado Republican, who has been instrumental in attempting to highlight Pyongyang’s nuclear proliferation.

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WNU Editor: My guess is that North Korea's ultimate goal is to have this .... North Korea could have missile capable of striking US in 'the next few years' (FOX News).

Update: More reasons to worry .... North Korea Is Practicing for Nuclear War: North Korea isn’t testing its missiles. It’s preparing for a nuclear first strike. (Jeffrey Lewis, Foreign Policy).

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Smoke and mirrors isn't it, worded in a way to read nuclear material when in fact is just lithium 6. If anything its the Korea state saying we can miniaturize a weapon, more a deterrent of mutual destruction. My opinion is that for the state to be a real threat it needs a trident system capable of submarine launches. The Russians have proven time and time again their sub's can get into American harbours undetected.