[FPSPACE] The NK missile plot thickens...
pjp961 at svol.net
Fri May 29 15:38:51 EDT 2009
US officials indicate a long-range test may be coming soon, and they also
say that the North Koreans have to engage in another nuclear test to prove
out the design they are using.
>From the Associated Press
Officials: NKorea may plan long-range missile test
May 29 12:13 PM US/Eastern
By ANNE GEARAN
AP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. officials say there are new signs North Korea may be
planning even more missile launches in a show of strength following
worldwide condemnation of its underground nuclear test.
The North fired a short-range missile on Friday-the sixth this week.
Perhaps more significantly, officials say there are indications of increased
activity at a site used to fire long-range missiles.
The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because methods of gathering
information about North Korea are sensitive. The officials also say an
initial U.S. air sampling from near the underground test site was
Officials say that first test doesn't prove the North successfully completed
an atomic reaction. At least one more test is coming.
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