Korea: September 13, 2004

Archives

A North Korean official, visiting Britain, was asked about the large explosion in his country, and said it was the demolition of a mountain for a hydroelectric project. Asked why the North Korean government had not just said so, the official replied that his government considered all journalists as liars. The U.S. has already said the explosion was not nuclear, and America has space satellites that can examine any point on the planet for radiation and the tell tale signs of a nuclear explosion. South Korean media has been speculating that the explosion was the result of an accident in one of the many underground munitions plants known to be in that area. 

 

Article Archive

Korea: Current 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 


X

ad
0
20

Help Keep Us Soaring

We need your help! Our subscription base has slowly been dwindling. We need your help in reversing that trend. We would like to add 20 new subscribers this month.

Each month we count on your subscriptions or contributions. You can support us in the following ways:

  1. Make sure you spread the word about us. Two ways to do that are to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
  2. Subscribe to our daily newsletter. We’ll send the news to your email box, and you don’t have to come to the site unless you want to read columns or see photos.
  3. You can contribute to the health of StrategyPage. A contribution is not a donation that you can deduct at tax time, but a form of crowdfunding. We store none of your information when you contribute..
Subscribe   Contribute   Close