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  • New PreWarDoc fits with Gwynne Roberts article about Iraqi nuclear test

    04/19/2006 9:18:35 PM PDT · by RayRobisonblog · 45 replies · 2,716+ views ^ | 19 April 2006 | Ray Robison
    Fitting the pieces together In February 2001, the Sunday Times ran the article Was this Saddam’s Bomb by Gwynne Roberts. I couldn't find the original but it is also on . I only recently read this article and found it interesting but very hard to believe. One of the newly released documents CMPC-2003-015757 contains the Roberts' article in English. This is the first time I have seen it. I did some research and found no serious academic or professional rebuttals other than people who also found it hard to believe. However, it seems that supporting evidence has been right...
  • North Korea 'determined to carry out underground test'

    09/11/2006 10:51:39 PM PDT · by jdm · 13 replies · 632+ views
    Telegraph (U.K.) ^ | Sept 12, 2006 | Sergey Soukhorukov in Pyongyang
    Russian diplomats believe it is now "highly probable" that North Korea will officially join the nuclear club by carrying out its first underground test of an atomic device. Kim Jong Il, the North Korean leader, is said to have made clear his intention to explode a device during recent talks with Russian and Chinese officials in Pyongyang. Although he was pressed to resume six-party talks over his nuclear programme, the Russians concluded that he was serious in his desire to demonstrate that his scientists have successfully built a nuclear weapon. Their fears appear to bolster American suspicions that a test...
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 2-24-2006

    02/23/2006 10:26:14 PM PST · by grey_whiskers · 200+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 2-23-2006 | grey_whiskers
    Yes, I know I'm jumping the gun on this one. See for example this thread first. The Brits and US bomb a nuke underground--well, it's kind of a fluke. It must be a tes' of what kind of a mess will be left when we bomb Iran (puke!)
  • Nuclear test by North Korea will be 'provocative act:' White House

    05/06/2005 4:54:22 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 28 replies · 787+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 05/06/05 | AFP
    Nuclear test by North Korea will be 'provocative act:' White House Fri May 6, 3:19 PM ET WASHINGTON (AFP) - The White House warned any nuclear weapons test by North Korea will be a provocative act, as reports suggested an underground nuclear experiment could take place in the Stalinist state. The New York Times said that US officials familiar with satellite and intelligence data believed North Korea was building a reviewing stand and filling in a tunnel, signs of a potential underground nuclear test. "I don't want to get into discussing intelligence matters, but what I would say is that...