North Korea Reacts to 'Nuclear Threat' From US

By Bo Beard | May 22, 2024

A strategic imbalance

Following a recent subcritical nuclear test, North Korea has leveled accusations against the United States, describing it as a "dangerous act" and highlighting perceived hypocrisy in U.S. actions.

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"The Democratic People's Republic of Korea will not allow a strategic imbalance and security vacuum to be created on the Korean peninsula," North Korea's foreign ministry said in a statement.


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The U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) recently confirmed the successful execution of a subcritical experiment at the Nevada National Security Site, which intentionally avoided triggering a fissile chain reaction.