October 19, 2019
What lies beneath: North Korea’s uranium deposits
All signs point to Pyongyang regime’s ongoing nuclear program development
“Remember that the DPRK has massive uranium deposits,” instructed a North Korean official during a recent visit to Pyongyang. The subject of natural uranium subsequently arose again during discussions. This was the first time in three years that it was raised in our security-focused conversations.Partly as a result of the subject’s previous obscurity, uranium-mining activities had indeed