US: NKorea sanctions to hit cash sources for nukes

August 2, 2010 8:40:10 AM PDT
New U.S. sanctions against North Korea will seek to strangle the narcotics trafficking, counterfeiting of U.S. dollars and other "illicit and deceptive" activities that provide the regime with the hard currency used for its nuclear weapons program, a senior U.S. envoy said Monday.