Is North Korea Fishing For Trouble?

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

They’re starting to call it “the cruise to nowhere.” For more than two weeks, the U.S. government has been closely tracking the progress of a North Korean ship as it makes its way across the South China Sea bound for Myanmar. At first officials thought the mystery ship could be the first test of the UN Security Council's resolution to allow inspection of suspicious ships. But now it seems that the North Koreans may be fishing for something else: a confrontation with the U.S. BBC Correspondent John Sudworth joins The Takeaway from Seoul, South Korea, with more of the story.


John Sudworth

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Todd Zwillich

Comments [1]

Bob "A"

Your story about contains some outdated information about the shadowing of the DPRK's ship Kang Nam (presumably) en route to Myanmar.

While it makes a better story to invoke the name of John McCain, and it is true that DDG-56 (USS John S. McCain... named for his Father & Grandfather) began the surveillance, DDG-85 (USS McCampbell... named for the US Navy's leading ace in WWII) took over last Tuesday (2009-06-22)

Jul. 01 2009 08:38 AM

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