Skip to comments.North Korea May Be Ready For Nuclear Test: Report
Posted on 04/21/2012 5:22:31 AM PDT by Fennie
SEOUL: North Korea has apparently completed preparations for a third nuclear test, possibly within two weeks, after firing a long-range rocket this month, a newspaper report said on Saturday.
South Korea's Chosun Ilbo said the information came from a government source. It relates to preparations for a test in the northeastern town of Punggye-ri, where the North carried out two previous nuclear tests in 2006 and 2009.
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Watch for seismic signatures.
My, oh my. Whatever will soetoro do?
I wonder how South Korea would feel about becoming the island country of Korea?
While it will not be pleasant, I heartily recommend that SKor and Japan make a public agreement to “study” the “mutual” development of nuclear weapons, which will come into effect *only* if Nork tests a nuclear weapon “or major blast component”.
This would be done to put a scare into China, to sit on its Nork ally. And if that wasn’t enough, include an option in the agreement to include Taiwan and the Philippines.
This is a POC of the Iranian device. They couldn’t do it on their own soil.