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North Korea Has Developed A Missile Launched Nuclear Weapon

by on April 12, 2013

Fortuna's Corner

Assuming the below is accurate — what does this tell us about the status of the Iranian nuclear program? How much of this technology, lessons-learned, etc. has made its way to Tehran? R.C. Porter

FINANCIAL TIMES

12 Apr 2013 3:33am

US warns on N Korea nuclear missile

By Geoff Dyer in Washington

North Korea appears to have developed a nuclear weapon that can be delivered by missile, according to the Pentagon’s intelligence agency, a milestone in the country’s nuclear programme that could heighten the already tense atmosphere on the Korean peninsula.
The Defence Intelligence Agency said in a report prepared last month that it had “moderate confidence” the North Koreans now had a nuclear device small enough to be “capable of delivery by ballistic missiles”, the first time a US intelligence agency has come to that conclusion.

However, the report still insisted that “the reliability will be low” for such…

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