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Is North Korea developing biological weapons?

19 April 2024

2:18 AM

19 April 2024

2:18 AM

The threat North Korea’s nuclear weapons programme poses to the world is well known. But as the hermit kingdom actively expands its weapons arsenal, and international institutions struggle to contain it, we shouldn’t ignore its development of chemical and biological weapons either.

recent report from the United States State Department asserts that North Korea has a ‘dedicated’ biological weapons programme, which it could use against the militarily-superior US and South Korea.

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