Is North Korea Restarting Its Nuclear Program?

The security think tank 38 North, at Johns Hopkins University, believes that the regime of Kim Jong Un may be restarting North Korea’s nuclear program. Though they cautioned that “it remains too soon to reach a definitive conclusion on this,” based on activity at one of the country’s nuclear reactors, the group said that it was possible that “the North Koreans are in the early stages of an effort to restart the reactor after an almost five-month hiatus in operations.” The reactor has the ability to produce the plutonium used to make atomic bombs. The Kim regime has made repeated threats against the United States and South Korea, and is already under a variety of economic sanctions …

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