NPR logo

North Korea

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1453260/1453261" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
North Korea

North Korea

North Korea

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1453260/1453261" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

On Wednesday, Pyonyang announced it has reprocessed 8,000 spent fuel rods that could be used to produce nuclear bombs. Jack Pritchard, President Bush's former special envoy to North Korea, joins Lynn Neary to discuss the implications of that statement.

Guest:

Jack Pritchard
*Former special envoy to North Korea for President Bush
*Now a Visiting Fellow in Foreign Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution

We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.