America has expressed concern over the increasing ‘secret’ friendship between North Korea and Myanmar. Only recently America came to know about this ‘secret’ friendship, when it came to the knowledge of the American Naval Forces that one of North Korea’s ship mysteriously reached Myanmar and then came back quietly. One of America’s think tank, Institute for Science and International Security got similar kind of information regarding these ‘secret activities’. It’s Chief David Albright warned the American authorities that they should keep a close watch on them. This think tank feels that this ‘secret friendship’ is most probably related with the transfer of nuclear enrichment and technology. It is being told that whatever picture the American ‘eyes’ have developed indicate that martial partnership and co-operation between these two countries is increasing.. This picture shows that large scale excavation work and digging of tunnels is being carried out in Myanmar. Through these eyes the American authorities and the think tank have got the news that secret meetings have taken place between the higher authorities of both the countries. If Myanmar had these relations with any other country then no such doubts would have been raised but since this matter is related to North Korea therefore this doubt came up. Even though the American authorities and think tank also have the satisfaction that the matter is still in it’s initial stages. Attainment of atom bomb is still a distant dream. But it is necessary to keep a close check on this matter. If it is ignored then the matter can slip out of the hands as it happened with various other countries. Ignoring them has proved quite dangerous.
25/07/09 Editorial, sehrozaDAWAT, translated by: Asma Anjum Siddiqui