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Korean crisis reaching the eye-ball to eye-ball stage

 

Paper No. 5468                                           Dated 23-Apr-2013

By Col. R. Hariharan

North Korea’s deployment of two additional short-range scud ballistic missile launchers in its eastern coast has strengthened speculations in the South that Pyongyang might launch a missile on April 25, the anniversary of North Korean army. According to South Korean media, the latest deployment was in addition to the seven mobile missile launchers already in place on the coast.

Comments on Korean Crisis

 

Paper No. 5455                                         Dated 09-Apr-2013

Col. R. Hariharan

[This article includes comments made by Col Hariharan in a TV discussion on April 7, 2013 on North Korean threat to unleash nuclear strike on U.S. bases and South Korea.]

Why the North Korean stand off?

In North Korea’s Acts, Something more than Meets the Eye?

 

Paper No. 5423                                                       Dated 13-Mar-2013

By Bhaskar Roy

A booster rocket test last December expected to be a prototype of a long range missile, a third nuclear test in February with a veiled threat for a fourth test soon, threatening to attack the USA; cutting the hot line with South Korea; withdrawing from the 1953 Armistice that brought an end to the Korean war are acts that could destabilize North East Asia (NEA).

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