The international pressure on North Korea to abandon its plans to develop nuclear weapons is increasing. The Uniged Nations Security Council voted unanimously last week to impose sanctions against North Korea.
But some analysts have questioned the wisdom behind the resolution and are asking if this is the best method to deal with the issue. One of the vocal critics is Sweden’s Hans Blix, former chief weapons inspector in Iraq and now Chairman of the independent Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission.
He tells Azariah Kiros that he sees the Security Council sanctions as understandable but hardly advisable: