North Korea's Disclosure, Bush's Late Disclosure

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President Bush calls North Korea-s admission that it-s trying to build nuclear weapons a -troubling discovery- but sees a big difference between the threats posed by Saddam Hussein and Kim Jong Il. Although Bush approaches North Korea-s admission as -an opportunity- for a diplomatic solution -with our friends in the region,- members of Congress from both parties are warning that -strong and vigorous- action is needed -before it-s too late.- Does North Korea really want honest negotiations or is it trying to blackmail America and its allies into providing more aid? Can the US afford to be inconsistent in dealing with these two members of the -Axis of Evil?- We hear from Congressman Christopher Cox, who reported on Korea-s weapons program in 1999, a facilitator of the 1994 US-Korea Agreed Framework, a former defense department official, and Asian expert Chalmers Johnson.
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International Atomic Energy Agency

Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization

UN Treaty on Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons

LA Times Poll on Priests' Values



Warren Olney