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Air Samples Confirm N. Korea Nuke Test

Tue Oct 17, 2006 3:37 am

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WASHINGTON - Air samples gathered last week contain radioactive materials that confirm that North Korea conducted an underground nuclear explosion, National Intelligence Director John Negroponte's office said Monday.
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RE: Air Samples Confirm N. Korea Nuke Test

Tue Oct 17, 2006 3:40 am

Whoopee...

Barely 1 Kt. That bomb probably produced more radioactive garbage than blast energy.

Still, the issue has got to be resolved.
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RE: Air Samples Confirm N. Korea Nuke Test

Tue Oct 17, 2006 3:53 am

Yeah, we just went over this headline in my International Relations class in college. Pretty interesting discussion. However the amount of radiation is extremely small. The test was bound to happen sometime soon.

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