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Gotta See This! Footage Of Seized N. Korean Cargo Headed for Iran (Japanese TV Filmed in Thailand)
NNN (Nihon Television) Network, Japan (Evening News) ^ | 17 December 2009 | AmericanInTokyo

Posted on 12/17/2009 3:52:27 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo

Caveats:

1) The streaming video, located on THIS Japanese news web page, may only be up for a half day or so. The link could go dead, or could link to another, new story.

2) Not all computer systems might be able to play the video. You might need Microsoft Silverlight installed, but probably most can see the short stream.

3) Go to the link and hit the photo with the white triangle and stream.

Now for the explanation of this important video taken today of photos of the cargo of an aircraft seized in Bangkok which was heading from North Korea and was loaded with all kinds of weapons and missile parts.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: appeasement; bangkok; cargo; donmuangairport; dprk; icbm; iran; kimjongil; korea; nkorea; northkorea; peacetreaty; sanctionsviolations; smuggling; taepodong; teheran; weapons
My translation synopsis from Japanese to English:

--NNN TV crew got ahold of new color photographs of some of the cargo of this mysterious Ilyushin II-76, searched and seized in Bangkok earlier this week with quite a suprising load of Christmas gifts from North Korea to somebody somewhere.

--RPGs (rocket propelled grenade launchers) were seen in plastic wrapping, with shipment delivery documents on top of them.

--In another photograph were metal boxes with English writing, the letters/numbers K100, referring to ground to air missiles, also information on apparant weight, etc.

--Green colored metal tins were also shown, with English alphabet letters, and also a knife for opening the metal containers.

--In one of the photos appears to be missile parts.

--35 tonnes of stuff was seized.

AND NOW MORE BREAKING NEWS:

SANKEI NEWS IN JAPANESE HERE (reporter Hiroyuki Miyano) reports that a high-ranking Thai official states that apparantly in this craft were found various parts for **the North Korean Taepodong-2 Long Range ICBM Missile.** It appears by all indications this was heading for IRAN. Missile specialists were called in to see the materiel first hand and came to this conclusion, and several specialists said that North Korea had shipped these kinds of unique components to Iran in the past.

This contradicts an earlier Bloomberg story.

Also, reports are that the crew will be charged with smuggling explosives into Thailand, which is punishable by DEATH. Further, investigation revealed that five (four Kazakhastan/one Belarus) were all employees of private Kazahkstan airline company, but that all had submitted requests for "vacation" and were in fact on "vacation".


1 posted on 12/17/2009 3:52:27 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo
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To: TigerLikesRooster; Cindy; SevenofNine; Jet Jaguar; mkjessup; stephenjohnbanker; Steel Wolf

Ping!


2 posted on 12/17/2009 3:53:50 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (Widely known overseas: "Yell "RACIST!!" & many Americans will shut up & you can control the debate")
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To: All
THIS, from yesterday, what has to be the main "smoking gun" at this time:

(snip) "However, the Japanese TV crew was at it again, they got a close look at the Bill of Lading with the destination, filmed it, and reaired it. It was clearly handrwitten in English on the sheet "MEHRABAD AIRPORT" (Teheran),فرودگاه مهرآباد (IATA Code: THR) is an airport that serves Teheran, Iran. This airport is close to the city center of Teheran and is not used widely for commercial international arrivals and departures, and is also shared by the Iranian military."

3 posted on 12/17/2009 3:56:31 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (Widely known overseas: "Yell "RACIST!!" & many Americans will shut up & you can control the debate")
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Great work there. Thanks.


4 posted on 12/17/2009 3:59:37 AM PST by missnry (The truth will set you free ... and drive liberals Crazy!)
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To: El Gato

ping


5 posted on 12/17/2009 4:00:41 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (Widely known overseas: "Yell "RACIST!!" & many Americans will shut up & you can control the debate")
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Thailand?


6 posted on 12/17/2009 4:05:27 AM PST by SunTzuWu
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To: SunTzuWu

I’m sure that this isn’t the first such flight. I wonder what tipped them off about this particular one?


7 posted on 12/17/2009 4:08:10 AM PST by SunTzuWu
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To: missnry
The world will note the timing here.

And let this always be a fundamental lesson about world tyrants and those who think they are somehow, by some insane stretch of the imagination, doing us all a great favor by coddling them and appeashing them.

The illegal and dangerous DPRK arms and missile shipment left Pyongyang somewhat AFTER the receipt by Kim Jong-il of the "Obama Appeasement Letter" (asking North Korea to please be reasonable) hand-delivered by State Department negotiator Stephen Bosworth on 8 December in Pyongyang.

Kim Jong-il no doubt knew of both of these things: a) Obama's Letter and b) this joint cooperative operation with Iran.

I guess this is Kim's answer, Mr. President.

8 posted on 12/17/2009 4:10:08 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (Widely known overseas: "Yell "RACIST!!" & many Americans will shut up & you can control the debate")
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To: SunTzuWu

you are quick :-)


9 posted on 12/17/2009 4:10:41 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (Widely known overseas: "Yell "RACIST!!" & many Americans will shut up & you can control the debate")
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To: AmericanInTokyo
And let this always be a fundamental lesson about world tyrants and those who think they are somehow, by some insane stretch of the imagination, doing us all a great favor by coddling them and appeashing them.

I'd say time for sarcastic, moving or eloquent speeches are Over.

Let's see what can be delivered to at least neutralize those "tyrants" et al.

10 posted on 12/17/2009 4:22:27 AM PST by odds
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To: AmericanInTokyo

“Also, reports are that the crew will be charged with smuggling explosives into Thailand, which is punishable by DEATH”

In Asia, they don’t fool around with chicken $hit sentences.
I remember a card handed to me at KLIA on my first arrival.

WARNING: “The sale or use of narcotics carries the death penalty”

Thanks for the info.


11 posted on 12/17/2009 4:29:52 AM PST by stephenjohnbanker (Support our troops, and vote out the RINO's!)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

“I guess this is Kim’s answer, Mr. President. “

As my chinese girlfriend once said when she was waiting for me in the rain...

“( )ucka you!!”


12 posted on 12/17/2009 4:33:44 AM PST by stephenjohnbanker (Support our troops, and vote out the RINO's!)
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To: AmericanInTokyo
The American MSM response;

(((Chirp)))....(((Chirp))).....(((Chirp))).....

NOW! back to COPEN-HAAAGEN! And our most benevolent and exalted savior Barrack ObaMao, and his speech on saving the Planet from ourselves or how the WORLD will go Bankrupt......if Climate Legislation is not passed.......

13 posted on 12/17/2009 4:37:48 AM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP

Revolution II is required.


14 posted on 12/17/2009 4:45:19 AM PST by chuck_the_tv_out ( <<< click my name: now featuring Freeper classifieds)
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To: alieno nomine; angkor; Brian Allen; bsariwat; Central Scrutiniser; Doogle; Fielding; ...

Thai Ping


15 posted on 12/17/2009 5:00:20 AM PST by ASA Vet (Iran should have ceased to exist Nov 5, 1979, but we had no president then either.)
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP
Those in Copenhagen may well get clear evidence of "global warming" they so desperately seek. Only problem is, remote sensing will show it all emanating from a little place called "Israel" at about 4,000 degrees Farenheit.

This Iranian missile biz with the Norks is about as serious as you can get...I figured the US media back home would be that way--exactly as you describe it P-F. Almost a kind of separate reality

16 posted on 12/17/2009 5:01:00 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (Widely known overseas: "Yell "RACIST!!" & many Americans will shut up & you can control the debate")
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Great job, AmericanInTokyo.
Strange how this too has been ignored by our media here in the states.
Sort of like having to read Canadian or euro newspapers to find out how truly slimy this obamma and his whole outfit is.
Again great job,
Thanks


17 posted on 12/17/2009 5:01:06 AM PST by Joe Boucher (This marxist punk has got to go.)
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To: Joe Boucher

thanks Joe


18 posted on 12/17/2009 5:02:23 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (Widely known overseas: "Yell "RACIST!!" & many Americans will shut up & you can control the debate")
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To: ASA Vet

I believe there is also an “Iran” ping list on FR. And they are certainly welcome to ping this, same for any kind of Israeli ping list. Multiple ramifications here.


19 posted on 12/17/2009 5:03:51 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (Widely known overseas: "Yell "RACIST!!" & many Americans will shut up & you can control the debate")
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To: FARS

fyi


20 posted on 12/17/2009 5:09:10 AM PST by odds
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To: odds

By this Chicago punk?
Ya gots to be kidding?
A flyswatter will not be authorized by this clown.


21 posted on 12/17/2009 5:10:30 AM PST by Joe Boucher (This marxist punk has got to go.)
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To: Joe Boucher
It is by a combination of both incompetence and design--the general international news blackout you have to suffer back there in the USA. It has all the markings of the Soviet Union handling news from the West way back when, and how lovers of freedom still got word over The Wall and the barbed wire, ditches and German shepard patrols regardless, to the people in the Bloc.

Thank goodness for the internet. We can just go around the woefully corrupt and inept US MSM. What is shocking is the milllions of Americans who cannot or will not, though.

22 posted on 12/17/2009 5:12:07 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (Widely known overseas: "Yell "RACIST!!" & many Americans will shut up & you can control the debate")
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To: chuck_the_tv_out

Too bad I shot off ALL my ammo and sold ALL my guns just a few weeks ago.

;-)


23 posted on 12/17/2009 5:12:45 AM PST by Joe Boucher (This marxist punk has got to go.)
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To: SunTzuWu

It landed there unscheduled.


24 posted on 12/17/2009 5:17:14 AM PST by arthurus ("If you don't believe in shooting abortionists, don't shoot an abortionist." -Ann C.)
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To: Joe Boucher
By this Chicago punk?

Ya gots to be kidding?

A flyswatter will not be authorized by this clown.

No Kidding was intended. If "Chicago Punk" is not part of the solution, then I guess you know the rest ...

25 posted on 12/17/2009 5:18:19 AM PST by odds
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To: AmericanInTokyo
Long range missile components? Now it gets interesting.
26 posted on 12/17/2009 5:19:25 AM PST by TigerLikesRooster (LUV DIC -- L,U,V-shaped recession, Depression, Inflation, Collapse)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Looks like machine parts and canned tuna to me.


27 posted on 12/17/2009 7:52:32 AM PST by USMCPOP (Father of LCpl. Karl Linn, KIA 1/26/2005 Al Haqlaniyah, Iraq)
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To: AmericanInTokyo; Jet Jaguar; monkapotamus; Cindy; All

You got give props to Japanese tv news for following on this story AIT they are like TMZ of media right now try find out real story what going on over there


28 posted on 12/17/2009 10:23:18 AM PST by SevenofNine ("We are Freepers, all your media belong to us, resistence is futile")
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP

HA HA there is blizzard going down at summit ROFL yeah I just saw headline at Drudge site


29 posted on 12/17/2009 10:26:02 AM PST by SevenofNine ("We are Freepers, all your media belong to us, resistence is futile")
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To: SevenofNine

Ditto.


30 posted on 12/17/2009 1:09:04 PM PST by Cindy
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To: AmericanInTokyo

I hope the Thai authorities keep better track of the seized arms then they do with Saudi gems.


31 posted on 12/17/2009 3:27:06 PM PST by Flash Bazbeaux
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To: AmericanInTokyo

you know what gets me ? Our intel folks figure these things out and then we pass it off to another country , in this case Thailand , to deal with . Why now just slide up behind them with an F-22 and drop them in the drink ? say nothing about it
just light them up and let the NK’s try and figure out where the plane(s) went . No mercy
Planes , ships , same thing ......


32 posted on 12/17/2009 9:39:51 PM PST by LeoWindhorse
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To: LeoWindhorse
This is only possible under a President Palin Administration with Secretary of State John Bolton and Secretary of Defense Allen West at the controls. No WAY in HELL Senator Obama would take such action.

Sorry. You will have to wait another 36 more months friend.

Have "Asian Patience", please.

33 posted on 12/17/2009 9:44:29 PM PST by AmericanInTokyo (Widely known overseas: "Yell "RACIST!!" & many Americans will shut up & you can control the debate")
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Thanks for the post AiT

Regards

alfa6 ;>}


34 posted on 12/17/2009 9:53:18 PM PST by alfa6
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To: alfa6

Thanks alfa.


35 posted on 12/17/2009 10:00:58 PM PST by AmericanInTokyo (Threaten a Conservative 3rd Party in 2012 to de-RINO the GOP, then fold 3rd Party idea upon success)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Somewhat interesting that Iran just test fired its latest missiles, and I’m only guessing that the replacements will now be somewhat...late?

Hey keep it up with the news, I’m getting totally puked out from Tiger Woods, Climategate and Deathcare.


36 posted on 12/17/2009 10:13:30 PM PST by Eye of Unk (Would spring please arrive early, My new motorcycle awaits to run free and wild.)
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To: Eye of Unk

Who’s “Tiger Woods”?


37 posted on 12/17/2009 10:43:39 PM PST by AmericanInTokyo (Threaten a Conservative 3rd Party in 2012 to de-RINO the GOP, then fold 3rd Party idea upon success)
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