North Korea conducts fifth and largest nuclear test | Reuters
Reuters reports: "North Korea conducted its fifth nuclear test on Friday, setting off a
blast that was more powerful than the bomb dropped on Hiroshima, and
said it had mastered the ability to mount a warhead on a ballistic
Its most powerful explosion to date follows a test in January that
prompted the U.N. Security Council to impose tightened sanctions that
increased North Korea's isolation but failed to prevent it from
accelerating weapons development."
Comment: It's time for the Security Council to once again open the box of Strong Words of Condemnation and hurl them at North Korea. It's clear that once they find the right mix of words the North will be stopped in their tracks and all will be well.