Tags: Koreas Clash

SKorea: Nuclear Push Could Bring North's Collapse

Monday, 17 Jan 2011 07:20 AM

 

Share:
A    A   |
   Email Us   |
   Print   |
   Forward Article  |
  Copy Shortlink

SEOUL, South Korea — A senior South Korean official says North Korea could bring its own collapse if it keeps pouring scarce national resources into its nuclear program and military.

Presidential security adviser Chun Yung-woo says in an interview with U.S. public broadcaster PBS that North Korean leaders' "obsession" with weapons of mass destruction like nuclear weapons would be "a short-cut to their demise."

PBS has posted part of Chun's interview on its website. His office in Seoul says the full interview will be broadcast Monday in the U.S.

South Korea has used tough language since two attacks last year blamed on North Korea killed dozens of people. But it's still rare for a top Seoul official to publicly speak of on a potential North Korean collapse.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
   Email Us   |
   Print   |
   Forward Article  |
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Peter King, Press Corps Irked Over White House Boston Observance

Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 22:16 PM

The White House press corps was unhappy that it was not allowed access to a moment of silence for Boston Marathon victim . . .

Dick Morris: US Must Keep Electoral College

Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 14:46 PM

Democrats are plotting to rig the presidential voting system to ensure that liberals win future elections, veteran polit . . .

Rancher: If Feds Plan Raid or Lawsuits, 'We'll Take You On'

Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 23:04 PM

Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy says he doesn't know much about possible plans by the federal government to either raid his  . . .

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved