There are roughly 18,000 nuclear warheads diffused among nine nuclear-armed nations in the world today. Not surprisingly over 90 percent of these lethal warheads are in Russian and U.S. arsenals. However, there has been a drastically skyrocketing trend of growth in nuclear weapons stockpile in China, India, Pakistan and most onerous one, North Korea. After antecedent president of the North Korea, Kim Jung Il has gone to decent, new-rising leader Kim Jung Un can be an implicit threat to not only U.S. but also the entire globe by putting its fingers on the time bomb.
North Korea is estimated to posses four to ten nuclear warheads. The main purpose of the North Korea for adhering to its illegitimate path to prevail over the globe trend can be supposed to remain to the subject of intense diplomatic efforts aimed at reversing nuclear status. To the world, the North Korea’s nuclear weapon and its covert missile programs, which taciturnly threaten the world, are a source of instability and tension in a region vital to global security and economic prosperity.
Having withdrawn from the NPT in 2003, Pyongyang (Capital of North Korea) had repeatedly displayed its indisposed will to partake in the protocol. Pyongyang has made commitments to abolish the weapons in return for security assurances and economic assistances, shelved its pent-up nuclear ambitions temporarily, and then broken its promises serially.
Nuclear weapons can be made from highly enriched uranium (HEU) or plutonium. HEU technology can be more easily disguised and concealed. It can also be the route that Iran may be taking to build up its bomb making-capability. North Korea has done series of nuclear bomb tests in the past few years and the detail information is not known much to the other nation.
In a swiftly escalating cycle of harsh international reactions to the test, North Korea has reacted in a careening ways. After the toughening rhetoric of war from the North Korea, many Unite Nations acrimoniously berated the attempt of the North Korea for manifesting its dominance over the nations in the globe. After hearing the pungent criticisms from UN, North Korea invalidated the 1953 armistice agreement and threatened to raze Seoul (Capital of South Korea) and strike U.S. and closed the jointly operated industrial zone in Kaesong to nearly 50 South Korean workers, which culminated in bringing...