Skip to comments.Is Myanmar moving toward nuclear status?
Posted on 07/21/2009 2:04:26 AM PDT by LeoWindhorse
BANGKOK The recent aborted voyage of a North Korean ship, photographs of massive tunnels and a top secret meeting have raised alarm bells that one of the world's poorest nations may be aspiring to join the nuclear club with help from its friends in Pyongyang. No one expects military-run Myanmar, also known as Burma, to obtain an atomic bomb anytime soon, but experts have the Southeast Asian nation on their radar screen.
"There's suspicion that something is going on, and increasingly that cooperation with North Korea may have a nuclear undercurrent. We are very much looking into it," says David Albright, president of the Institute for Science and International Security, a Washington, D.C. think tank.
The issue is expected to be discussed, at least on the sidelines, at this week's ASEAN Regional Forum, a major security conference hosted by Thailand. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, along with representatives from North Korea and Myanmar, will attend.
Alert signals sounded recently when a North Korean freighter, the Kang Nam I, headed toward Myanmar with undisclosed cargo. Shadowed by the U.S. Navy, it reversed course and returned home earlier this month.
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Sink the N.K. ships and end the dictators reign of terror in Burma . Free Aung San Suu Kyi while we are at it . Now.....
Where are all the usual liberal, international, anti-nuclear power AND anti-nuclear weapons Ban-The-Bomb organizations???!!!
Because a COMMUNIST nation is behind it, North Korea.
Maybe some of them will start coming out of the woodwork, as Burma is held in slightly a little different light by a number of the usual international leftists and do-gooders.
We need a regime change in America before we bring about regime changes elsewhere. The current regime only seems interested in wanting to install deposed Communist dictators in Central America.
Because a STALINIST Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is behind it.
Burma is one of the countries whose regimes are hated by Freepers like us.
It’s strange that the United States government doesn’t even recognize its name change to Myanmar. Why?
What a DUNG heap
The Democrats over the last 100 years have lost that part of the world. Now those people suffer due to their worthless actions.