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Analysts Say North Korea's New Missiles Are Fakes
AP via Yahoo News ^
| 26 April 2012
| Eric Talmadge
Posted on 04/26/2012 4:46:36 AM PDT by edpc
TOKYO (AP) Analysts who have studied photos of a half-dozen ominous new North Korean missiles showcased recently at a lavish military parade say they were fakes, and not very convincing ones, casting further doubt on the country's claims of military prowess.
Since its recent rocket launch failure, Pyongyang's top military leaders have made several boastful statements about its weapons capabilities. On Wednesday, Vice Marshal Ri Yong Ho claimed his country is capable of defeating the United States "at a single blow." And on Monday, North Korea promised "special actions" that would reduce Seoul's government to ashes within minutes.
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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: asia; missiles; northkorea; nuclear
But the weapons displayed April 15 appear to be a mishmash of liquid-fuel and solid-fuel components that could never fly together. Undulating casings on the missiles suggest the metal is too thin to withstand flight. Each missile was slightly different from the others, even though all were supposedly the same make. They don't even fit the launchers they were carried on.
Fake and inaccurate? Anyone know if Dan Rather and Mary Mapes have been in North Korea lately? If so, their work is getting sloppier.
posted on 04/26/2012 4:46:40 AM PDT
That makes us even - we’ve got a fake president.
posted on 04/26/2012 4:49:39 AM PDT
by The Sons of Liberty
(Sworn to Defend The Constitution Against ALL Enemies, Foreign and Domestic. So Help Me GOD!)
Looks like Kim jong Un is fundamentally transforming N.Kor..?
Whats the unemployment rate in N.kor? Just considering my option..:)
posted on 04/26/2012 4:55:08 AM PDT
(Enemy of the Statist)
posted on 04/26/2012 5:16:16 AM PDT
( My heroes have always been cowboys)
Visualizing a group of North Korean Greeks making the floats out of black and grey tissue paper. Staying up all night. I’ve been watching too many old movies.
posted on 04/26/2012 5:34:28 AM PDT
Hmmm, it appears that the same vendor that sold the Obama-butt his fake birth certificates also makes missiles.
posted on 04/26/2012 6:35:27 AM PDT
by Da Coyote
What Un don't know wont hurt anyone.
When the people finally get enough, they're gonna make Mussolini look like he had a dignified death.
posted on 04/26/2012 7:12:18 AM PDT
("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
posted on 04/26/2012 8:46:49 AM PDT
(It's all 'Fun and Games' until somebody loses an eye!)
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