Authored by Doug Bandow via The National Interest,
North Korea staged its sixth nuclear test. It was probably a boosted atomic rather than hydrogen bomb, as claimed by Pyongyang, and there’s no evidence that the weapon has been miniaturized to fit on a missile. But the test was the North’s most powerful yet. And it follows steady North Korean progress in missile development.
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea detonated its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on Sunday, Japan and South Korea said, hours after Pyongyang said it had developed an advanced hydrogen bomb that possesses "great destructive power".
North Korea's claim that it had tested a hydrogen bomb on Wednesday caused concern all around the world. While it was North Korea's fourth test of a nuclear weapon, the use of a hydrogen bomb would suggest a step up from the countri...
China said on Monday it had lodged an official protest with its ally North Korea following Pyongyang’s largest-ever nuclear weapons test. The massive explosion, which Pyongyang claimed was a miniaturised hydrogen bomb, has put the r...
If confirmed, it would mark a major advance in North Korea's demonstrated ability to build high-yield nuclear weapons