February 23, 2013
No, North Korea Isn't Testing Iran's Nuke
Jeffrey Lewis, Foreign Policy
There have been any number of stories in recent days detailing the allegedly close and continuing cooperation between nuclear weaponeers in both countries. A casual reader perusing the Sunday Times, Jerusalem Post, Kyodo News, and Chosun Ilbo might very well conclude that North Korea's nuclear test was as good as an Iranian one. "Why Iran already has the bomb," was the provocative title of an article in Tablet. But, like kimchi dogs, it's an obvious idea that doesn't seem to have a basis in fact.
TAGGED: Iran, North Korea