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How North Korea Could Pull Off a Pacific Nuclear Test

Sep 23, 2017 | 00:00 GMT
Would North Korean leader Kim Jong Un really provoke a further international outcry with an atmospheric nuclear test blast?

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's response to U.S. President Donald Trump's speech to the U.N. General Assembly carried a threat that the country's foreign minister interpreted as a possible atmospheric test of a thermonuclear bomb.

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While a high-altitude hydrogen bomb blast would carry few risks to life, it would surely lead to repercussions for Pyongyang....

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