North Korea, Iraq and Their WMD

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The International Atomic Energy Agency has denounced North Korea for Kim Jung Il-s announced intention to develop nuclear weapons, giving it one more chance to comply before referring the matter to the United Nations Security Council, which could trigger sanctions or even military action. Though North Korea is much closer to that objective than Saddam Hussein, the Bush administration is still pursuing diplomacy in Asia, while preparing for war in Iraq. How dangerous is North Korea? Will American policy help curtail the nuclear arms race or encourage it? We look at America-s options in an increasingly dangerous world with journalists in Seoul and the US, a national security expert from the Center for International Policy, the keeper of the so-called -doomsday clock- and a former State Department official from the region.
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1994 US-NK Agreed Framework

International Atomic Energy Agency

Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty



Warren Olney