Escalating activity at suspected underground nuclear weapon test sites in North Korea is reinforcing a declaration by Kim Jong Il's regime that it will detonate a fission-type nuclear device, ostensibly to deter a "U.S. threat of aggression." However, the recent activity also could mean the reclusive regime, which has refined brinkmanship to an art form, may simply be feinting, wanting the U.S., China and other nations to think an underground nuclear test is imminent. The ...
THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS
You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "Uncertainty Dogs North Korean Nuclear Program".
Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.
Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.