Sunday, March 10, 2013

Understanding 'the Iran-N. Korea Axis of Proliferation'

"As business partners, [Iran and North Korea] are a particularly neat fit. Iran, with its visions of empire, has oil money. Cash-hungry North Korea has nuclear technology, an outlaw willingness to conduct tests, and long experience in wielding its nuclear ventures to extort concessions from the U.S. and its allies. Both countries are adept at spinning webs of front companies to dodge sanctions. Both are enriching uranium. The stage is set for North Korea, having shopped ever more sophisticated missiles to Iran, to perfect and deliver the warheads to go with them."

Click here to read "The Iran-North Korea Axis of Proliferation" by Forbes contributor Claudia Rosett,  Journalist-in-Residence with the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.