North Korea has announced it has reprocessed some 8,000 spent nuclear fuel rods, most likely providing sufficient plutonium for at least one more nuclear weapon. US analysts think this means Pyongyang has improved its nuclear technological capabilities, making the implicit threat more serious. North Korea has already carried out two nuclear tests, and the country had sufficient plutonium for five to eight nuclear devices . Scientific observers say morale among the country’s nuclear scientists remains high even though the country is generally unable to feed its population. Read more: Christian Science Monitor
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