TITLE

Walking Into Trouble

PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
Newsweek (Pacific Edition);7/28/2003 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 142 Issue 4, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on North Korea under the government of dictator Kim Jong Il. Evidence from intelligence surveillance of the Yongbyon nuclear complex that the facility has the radioactive gas, Krypton-85; Assertion that the country is making plutonium from spent fuel rods for nuclear weapons; Discussion of the calm reaction of the United States to this nuclear threat; Idea that it is too late for the U.S. to panic; Outlook for war, according to South Korean military analysts and others; Tension building at the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea; Concern of the U.S. that Kim will export its nuclear materials.
ACCESSION #
10377871

 

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