TITLE

Sharp: North Korea's preoccupation with regime survival makes it 'primary threat' to regional security

PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
East-Asia-Intel Reports;3/27/2009, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Newswire
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Walter Sharp, commander of U.S. forces in South Korea, has said that North Korea continues to pose a threat with large numbers of conventional forces and proliferation activities. Sharp said they continue to be concerned with the threat posed by large conventional military, artillery, ballistic missiles and special operating forces of North Korea that are all located very near the Republic of Korea in the north Korean border.
ACCESSION #
37805364

 

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