Latest First strike Stories

2006-06-23 06:25:00

By Jon Herskovitz and Jack Kim SEOUL -- North Korea started its missile program in part to deliver a first strike on the South but it has grown into a source of cash and a possible way for a poor state with an obsolescent air force to deliver a nuclear strike. Experts say Pyongyang lacks the technology to miniaturize a nuclear weapon for missile delivery, but it does have an arsenal capable of hitting all of South Korea and almost all of Japan. The missile program was in part born out of the...

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