North Korea Nuke Enrichment Upgrades

 

North Korean officials took a US nuclear scientist, Siegfried Hecker of Stanford University, to a plant at its Yongbyon nuclear complex where he saw hundreds of centrifuges.The Nuclear uranium enrichment plant has raised questions of North Korea’s nuclear capability and its motive. Read more http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/23/world/asia/23korea.html

In this photo released by ABC on Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Mike Mullen, is interviewed by ABC This Weekhost Christiane Amanpour in Washington. Mullen said Sunday that a report that North Korea is stepping up its nuclear program is more evidence of the country’s belligerent behavior. ‘From my perspective, it’s North Korea continuing on a path which is destabilizing for the region. It confirms or validates the concern we’ve had for years about their enriching uranium, which they’ve denied routinely,’ he said. ‘They are a country that routinely we are unable to believe that they would do what they say.(AP Photo/ABC This Week, Fred Watkins)

U.S. special envoy to North Korea Stephen Bosworth (C) is surrounded by reporters upon his arrival at the Haneda airport in Tokyo November 22, 2010. The United States accused North Korea of being a danger to the region after it showed off its latest advances in uranium enrichment but Bosworth said on Monday Washington was open to talks with the isolated state.REUTERS/Toru Hanai (JAPAN – Tags: POLITICS)

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