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    North Korea conducts nuclear test

    North Korea conducts nuclear test | U.S. | Reuters


    SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said it successfully conducted a nuclear test on Monday, a move certain to further isolate the impoverished state which argues it has no choice but to build an atomic arsenal to protect itself in a hostile world.

    "(North Korea) successfully conducted one more underground nuclear test on May 25 as part of the measures to bolster up its nuclear deterrent for self-defense in every way," the North's official KCNA news agency said.


    No time to really comment. North Korea did register a 4.7 magnitude event according to the USGS. So I take that it was a successful test, any estimates on the yield?


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    Predictions of President Obama's reaction?
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    Re: North Korea conducts nuclear test

    "You people better just stop doing that testing, ya hear?"
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    Nrth Korea confirms nuclear bomb test

    In a stunning foreign policy victory for the Obama Administration, North Korea announced, shortly after the USGS reported a 4.7 magnitude disturbance, a successful underground nuclear test.

    Nuke Test

    North Korea has conducted its second nuclear bomb test, the country's state news agency announced Monday.

    This screen grab from North Korean television on April 9 shows leader Kim Jong-Il in Pyongyang.

    The confirmation came little more than an hour after the U.S. Geological Survey reported a magnitude 4.7 seismic disturbance at the site of North Korea's first nuclear test, in October 2006. The North Korea's Korean Central News Agency said Monday's test was conducted "as part of the measures to bolster up its nuclear deterrent for self-defense in every way."

    "The current nuclear test was safely conducted on a new higher level in terms of its explosive power and technology of its control and the results of the test helped satisfactorily settle the scientific and technological problems arising in further increasing the power of nuclear weapons and steadily developing nuclear technology," KCNA announced.
    So far, the Obama administration is speechless.

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    Re: Nrth Korea confirms nuclear bomb test

    You might want to merge this thread.
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    Re: North Korea conducts nuclear test

    Any confirmation of this claim?

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    Re: North Korea conducts nuclear test

    USGS is calling it a nuclear test. I wonder what the yeild was, their first test in 2006 barely counted as an atomic explosion

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    Re: North Korea conducts nuclear test

    Quote Originally Posted by Kernel Sanders View Post
    Any confirmation of this claim?
    not yet in the UK.

    The loony did say some time ago they were going to test.

    He has no missiles with the capabilities to deliver a nuke!

    Its a sales promo.

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    Re: North Korea conducts nuclear test

    Quote Originally Posted by Polynikes View Post

    Predictions of President Obama's reaction?
    Loud angry statements and requests for North Korea to return to the table.

    At this point, Obama has the same options as Bush did and all of the suck.
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    Re: North Korea conducts nuclear test

    Quote Originally Posted by B L Zeebub View Post
    not yet in the UK.

    The loony did say some time ago they were going to test.

    He has no missiles with the capabilities to deliver a nuke!

    Its a sales promo.
    What does he need missiles for? He could do significant damage to South Korea with a really big slingshot.
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    Re: North Korea conducts nuclear test

    Quote Originally Posted by Polynikes View Post
    North Korea conducts nuclear test | U.S. | Reuters


    SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said it successfully conducted a nuclear test on Monday, a move certain to further isolate the impoverished state which argues it has no choice but to build an atomic arsenal to protect itself in a hostile world.

    "(North Korea) successfully conducted one more underground nuclear test on May 25 as part of the measures to bolster up its nuclear deterrent for self-defense in every way," the North's official KCNA news agency said.


    No time to really comment. North Korea did register a 4.7 magnitude event according to the USGS. So I take that it was a successful test, any estimates on the yield?


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    Predictions of President Obama's reaction?
    The same as every other President. Calls for inter national talks to decide on the action to take.

    What would you have him do? Invade?
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