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North Korea Launches Rocket
2012-12-11 22:24:11

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Despite requests by international governments, North Korea went ahead with plans and launched a long-range rocket on Wednesday, according to the South Korea Ministry of Defense. A senior military official was quoted by South Korea's semi-official Yonhap press agency, confirming the rocket had been launched, and President Lee Myung-bak has ordered an emergency security meeting in Seoul. According to a report by CNN, the launch...

2010-12-10 00:00:48

The Western perception of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il as a loose cannon is "grossly misguided" says a leading South Korean political scientist in a new interview with Encyclopaedia Britannica. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 8, 2010 "” The Western perception of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il as a loose cannon is "grossly misguided" says a leading South Korean political scientist in a new interview with Encyclopaedia Britannica. Chung-in Moon, a professor at Yonsei University in...

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...

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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...

2009-04-05 10:33:00

Expresses grave concern over North Korea's partnership with Iran WASHINGTON, April 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Ranking Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, commented today on North Korea's test launch of a long-range missile. Statement by Ros-Lehtinen: "Pyongyang's continued missile tests and unrestricted nuclear development presents a direct threat to U.S. forces stationed in the Pacific, to our South Korean and Japanese allies, and to...

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2009-02-24 15:13:37

North Korea said on Tuesday it was preparing to launch a communications satellite on one of its rockets, saying it would mark a great step forward for the communist state. The announcement, which came in a statement from the national space agency carried by the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), did not include a target date for the launch, which some analysts believe will actually be the test-firing of a long-range missile. The news comes amid heightened tensions with South Korea,...

2009-01-20 11:22:08

South Korea's trade minister said the European Union had agreed to an eighth and, possibly, final round of trade talks in March. We confirm that we have made significant progress during this week's talks, Trade Minister Kim Jong-hoon told reporters Tuesday, the Yonhap News Agency reported. EU negotiator Catherine Ashton agreed we have made significant progress. Calling the issues complex and complicated, Ashton said, our principle is to develop and support our business and the economy. A free...

2008-11-13 00:00:17

The United States says verification of North Korea's earlier nuclear activities must include samples taken from its nuclear sites. U.S. State Department spokesman Robert Wood said the Communist country must permit international inspectors to take such samples, CNN reported. "We want to do what we can with our other six-party allies to make sure that the North adheres to what it agreed to do," Wood was quoted as saying. Besides and the United States and North Korea, others nations...


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