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2010-12-02 14:49:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org, has been observing the current situation involving North and South Korea which developed last week and has offered his comments. Ellison is one of the foremost experts in the field of missile defense in the world. His observations are the following: "Long simmering tensions between the two countries erupted last week as...

2009-07-28 18:02:00

WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, President and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA) www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org points out to the membership of MDAA that Senator John McCain is now going along with President Obama's position on the nation's missile defense program. This position is in contrast to Senator McCain's remarks on missile defense during the Presidential campaign. Ellison's remarks are as follows: "The former Republican nominee...

2009-07-06 16:53:00

WASHINGTON, July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA) www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org explains why the actions of North Korea on July 4th dictate the need for our nation to have a strong missile defense program, and that the ballistic missile tests by North Korea send a strong message to our nation about the need for missile defense. His comments are as follows: "Seven North Korean ballistic missiles were fired on...

2009-05-26 16:17:00

WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA) www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org went on record calling for expedient and definitive action by our nation as we were surprised by the underground nuclear test by North Korea. Ellison's remarks to the MDAA members are as follows: "North Korea detonated a nuclear bomb for the second time with complete disregard to international law, UN Security Council resolutions, and...

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2009-04-22 13:00:00

A government official said Wednesday, Japan is mulling an early warning satellite that can detect missile launches amid worries about North Korea's missile power. On April 5, Pyongynag launched a rocket that Japan saw as a disguised missile test.  The launch has sparked calls for Japan to consider possessing an early warning satellite and churning up a missile shield. Kei Oguro, an official at the government's Strategic Headquarters for Space Policy said, after being asked whether Japan...

2009-04-05 12:06:00

WASHINGTON, April 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA) www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org commented on the significance of the North Korean launch of its ICBM to the world-wide MDAA membership today. His commentary is as follows: A new security era has begun for our nation and that of our allies in the world. North Korea has successfully tested a long range ballistic missile. This success coupled with the North Korean...

2008-11-12 21:00:06

The United States is concerned about reported missile tests by Iran, saying they violate U.N. resolutions, the State Department said Wednesday. Besides violating U.N. Security Council resolutions, the reported test-firings "certainly are not in accordance with (Iran's) international obligations," State Department spokesman Robert Wood said during a news briefing. "It's very much a concern of ours," Wood said. "And so we will talk with our allies, see that we can bring broad international...

2008-09-01 03:00:19

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [Yonhap headline: "N. Korea Says It Can Launch Satellites Anytime"] SEOUL, Aug. 31 (Yonhap) - North Korea on Sunday [31 August] celebrated the 10th anniversary of the launch of Taepodong-1, the communist state's first self-claimed satellite rocket, declaring that it can do the same anytime. Taepodong-1 is a three-stage intermediate-range ballistic missile developed in North Korea and currently in service. The missile was...

2006-09-04 05:51:34

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Christopher Hill said on Monday North Korea was showing no interest in returning to six-party talks on winding up its nuclear weapons program. Hill, the U.S. point man on North Korea, arrived in Japan at the start of an Asian tour that will also take him to Beijing and Seoul. "It's very clear we're in a very difficult period in the six-party process," he told reporters after his arrival. "The DPRK (North Korea) has not indicated...

2006-09-04 02:12:12

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Christopher Hill said on Monday that North Korea is showing no interest in returning to six-party talks on its nuclear weapons program. Hill, the top U.S. point man on North Korea, arrived in Japan at the start of an Asian tour that will also take him to Beijing and Seoul. "It's very clear we're in a very difficult period in the six-party process," he told reporters after his arrival. "The DPRK (North Korea) has not indicated any...


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