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North Korea: Missile Bases Suggest a Great Deception

North Korea is moving ahead with its ballistic missile program at 16 hidden bases that have been identified in new commercial satellite images, a network long known to American intelligence agencies but left undiscussed as President Trump claims to have neutralized the North’s nuclear threat. By – David E. Sanger and William J. Broad Scroll 4Video The satellite images suggest that the North ...

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Donald Trump Bottom Line on North Korea, Iran: Complete Denuclearization

Iran will likely have to agree to complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization in any future deal with the United States, just like North Korea, a top diplomatic official signaled Friday. By –  Jeff Seldin “Nothing in the conduct of foreign policy is ever done in a vacuum,” Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance, Dr. Yleem D.S. Poblete, ...

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Two Norwegian politicians nominate Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize

Two Norwegian lawmakers have nominated President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize after the Singapore summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.  By – Reuters Christian Tybring-Gjedde and Per-Willy Amundsen, lawmakers with the populist Progress Party, made the nomination. Trump ‘had taken a huge and important step in the direction of the disarmament, peace and reconciliation between North and South Korea,’ they told Norwegian news agency NTB ...

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Kim Jong Un’s limousine is a portable potty in disguise

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s motorcade may not be as indestructible as Trump’s fleet of bombproof “Beast” limousines, but it reportedly offers one feature the U.S. president has to live without: a traveling toilet. By –  Gary Gastelu  A defector who served on the North Korean Guard Command told The Washington Post that Kim brings a secret restroom everywhere he goes, mostly a ...

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Russian firm provides new internet connection to North Korea

North Korea has opened a second internet connection with the outside world, this time via Russia, a move which cyber security experts said could give Pyongyang greater capability to conduct cyber attacks. Via: Sherisse Pham North Korea has been blamed by Western governments for several major cyber attacks in recent years, including against banks and Sony Pictures, as well as the ...

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Korean peninsula draws range of military drills

The U.S. military staged bombing drills with South Korea over the Korean peninsula and Russia and China began naval exercises ahead of a U.N. General Assembly meeting on Tuesday where North Korea’s nuclear threat is likely to loom large. Via: Ben Blanchard & Hyonhee Shin The flurry of military drills came after Pyongyang fired another mid-range ballistic missile over Japan on ...

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The Bodyguards of Kim Jong-Un

“Why did we lose this war?” asked James Burnham of Vietnam in 1972. One reason, he wrote, was that “We failed—that is, our leadership failed—to comprehend this Indochina struggle as one campaign or sub-war in a global conflict. Since we did not set it within its global frame of reference, our leaders could neither develop a comprehensive strategy to win ...

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Escape From North Korea

North Korea is the world’s most isolated country. The dictatorship of the Kim’s known to be an infamous and cruel regime. The country has conflicts with financially and politically powerful nations such as South Korea, China, Japan and the U.S. North Korea has been isolated since the Korean War in the 50s, and it needs support from many countries to sustain its ...

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Military chief warns UK citizens to flee North Korea and South Korea

The situation is so critical the Government should be advising British nationals in the Korean peninsula to leave if the tensions over Kim Jong Un’s nuclear programme continue to ratchet up, Admiral Lord West of Spithead said. Via: express.co.uk He added there was a “real risk” the current stand off between North Korea and the United States could escalate into an ...

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Military Options for North Korea

North Korea test-launched on Friday its first ballistic missile potentially capable of hitting America’s East Coast. It thereby proved the failure of 25 years of U.S. nonproliferation policy. A single-minded rogue state can pocket diplomatic concessions and withstand sustained economic sanctions to build deliverable nuclear weapons. It is past time for Washington to bury this ineffective “carrots and sticks” approach. ...

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