North Korea Says It Will Restart Nuclear Facilities

North Korea has pledged to strengthen its nuclear weaponry by refurbishing its shelved operations at the Yongbyon nuclear facilities. Analysts say this is simply another step toward clarifying its message to the world. "They're saying, 'We are a nuclear power, acknowledge it, and treat us as one of the nuclear power players,'" said Shin Beom Chul, director of North Korea Military Studies at the Korea Institute for Defense Analyses in Seoul. The 5-megawatt, graphite-moderated reactor is to be...Full Story
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