TITLE

North Korea

PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
AirGuide Online.com;6/8/2009, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the testing of nuclear weapons and air defenses by third-world communist country North Korea to gain influence and respect. According to U.S. military officials stationed in South Korea, several events such as the second underground nuclear explosion, a ballistic missile test and a series of tactical missile launches by North Korea are signs of more trouble to come.
ACCESSION #
43817416

 

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