TITLE

Spotlight: North Korea's Nuclear Test

AUTHOR(S)
Powell, Bill; Kim, Stephen
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Time International (Atlantic Edition);6/8/2009, Vol. 173 Issue 23, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the May 25, 2009 nuclear-weapons test in Pyongyang, North Korea. U.S. President Barack Obama believes that the testing will isolate North Korea from the international community. Japan and South Korea called for an emergency meeting of the United Nations' Security Council and both China and Russia are opposed to the testing. Exiles from North Korea have reported that Kim Jong Il wants to turn the nation into a nuclear state by 2012.
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40539728

 

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