Category Archives: Nuclear test

North Korea: Ramifications of its Nuclear Test; By Carlyle A. Thayer

CAS article no. 0014/2016 Courtesy: Thayer Consultancy Background Brief, January 9, 2016 As you see, the latest North Korea’s move by claiming they had successfully tested Hydrogen Nuclear Bomb has caused worldwide concerns. So, I would like to ask for your opinions about what is happening: Q1: Does North Korea’s move really affect the world security? Especially according to Reuters, North Korea boosted frontline troop strength as South readies broadcasts. ANSWER: North Korea’s explosion… Read Article →

North Korea’s Nuclear Test: Six Explanations; By Carlyle A. Thayer

CAS article no. 0013/2016 Courtesy: Thayer Consultancy Background Brief, January 7, 2016 Background Briefing: Could you comment on North Korea’s nuclear testing today? Why did they do that this particular time? ANSWER: North Korea’s claim to have carried out a more advanced test of a nuclear bomb than previously has not been confirmed by independent sources. The United States government has cast doubt on North Korea’s claim it conducted a test of a hydrogen bomb…. Read Article →