Congressman says North Korea could deliver a Nuke by Missile

By Albert N. Milliron

CNN is reporting that Congressman Doug Lamborn says that an assessment by the United States Defense Intelligence Agency says that the DPRK north-korea-nuclear-weaponscould deliver a Nuclear weapon on a ballistic Missile.

The Congressman says that this assessment was provided during a briefing to the House intelligence Committee.

Rep. Doug Lamborn said the “‘DIA assesses with moderate confidence the North currently has nuclear weapons capable of delivery by ballistic missiles. However, the reliability will be low.'”

Pentagon: North Korea has capacity to make nuclear warhead for ballistic missile

Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.) read what he said was an unclassified section of the DIA report while questioning Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, during a session of the House Armed Services Committee. Lamborn said DIA had concluded “with moderate confidence” that Pyongyang “has nuclear weapons capable of delivery by ballistic missiles, however the reliability will be low.”

Nuclear weapons experts said the assessment is the most specific attributed to the U.S. government on North Korea’s ambitions to develop a nuclear weapon that could reach U.S. troops deployed in the region.

Read More – The Washington Post.

Rep. Lamborn questions Sec. Hagel and Gen. Dempsey HASC

Congressman Doug Lamborn (CO-05) asks Secretary of Defense and Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff about North Korean missile capabilities, civilian furloughs, and missile defense under sequestration.

via Rep. Lamborn questions Sec. Hagel and Gen. Dempsey HASC – 4/11/13 – YouTube.

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Albert Milliron is the founder of Politisite. Milliron has been credentialed by most major news networks for Presidential debates and major Political Parties for political event coverage. Albert maintains relationships with the White House and State Department to provide direct reporting from the Administration’s Press team. Albert is the former Public Relations Chairman of the Columbia County Republican Party in Georgia. He is a former Delegate. Milliron is a veteran of the US Army Medical Department and worked for Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Psychiatry.

1 Comment

  1. This is more of the Clinton and Carter legacy: Wasn’t it was a wonderful idea to give North Korea nuclear power plants for “peaceful” purposes?