Q 2 (Answer): The author is of the view that if the CIA had adopted unambiguous strategy regarding the uranium enriching programs launched by North Korea, the USA would have been in a better position to discard Korean efforts of obtaining centrifuges for becoming atomic power. The author is of the opinion that the intelligence agencies of the USA should gather accurate and comprehensive information; otherwise, continuous alteration in the policy for discouraging the preparation of destructive weapons by the countries like North Korea and others would be at grave jeopardy. Hence, inappropriate flow of incorrect information may let the countries create weapons of mass destruction without any restrictions making the world an unsafe place of living.
That the US authorities were aware of the advancements made by North Korea to obtain the sufficient uranium processing capabilities, but they did not take any measures to discourage and stop such advancements.
Q 4 (Answer): The article under analysis maintains few implications in it. First of all, it aims to state that the u-turns taken by the authorities and agencies regarding one issue or the other may lead towards embarrassment and disgrace on the one hand, and may nullify the reports prepared and presented by them on the other. In addition, such collection of data, which cannot be proved as the accurate one, may put the efforts and reputation of the institutions and agencies at stake. Thirdly, such contradictions in the statements may provide the rivals with an opportunity of strengthening themselves at the cost of these agencies.
Q 5 (Answer): The facts include that North Korea had been persistent in getting centrifuges from different countries particularly from Pakistan. In addition, she never hesitated in augmenting her strategic strength by fastening her attempt