Skip to comments.PRC Sold Mobile ICBM Transport Vehicles to N. Korea; Obama Admin. Covered It Up (Breaking)
Posted on 06/12/2012 9:26:34 PM PDT by AmericanInTokyo
The news report is HERE:
This is from Japanese TV news today, it reports that the sale occured in August last year (4 mobile transporters used in North Korea's massive military parade showcasing the mobile nature of their ICBM program, including modified Scud, Nodong, etc.). Japan caught wind of this dangerous, nefarious PRC-DPRK deal in October.
The United States also came to know this material fact.
The sale marks a complete violation of UN embargoes on such material and equipment for export to the DPRK for thier intermediate and long range missile program. Japanese news notes the US kept silent about this development despite knowledge of what had happened. In the meantime of course we know about Obama overtures to the North Koreans through diplomatic channels to somehow keep them in a safe box until after the election, and other absolute dastardly if not seditious foreign policy actions.
The Obama State Department tried to low-key "back channel" two-step with the Red Chinese over this massive violation, without the lid being publicly blown off of such a touchy situation, but failed, and were given the "for logging purposes" story as a ruse. Such shipment to communist North Korea by their ally communist Beijing is a clear violation of the very specific UN Security Council measures forbidding such shipments/transactions to North Korea from any nation. The enterprising Japanese journalists seem to have uncovered it and got the truth out of Japanese government sources, apparantly. From what I can tell. Lot's of explainin' to do, that is for sure.
All 3 tests of the North Korean Unha ICBM failed.
Maybe the launchers are being used to make it seem like they have a working ICBM.
Obama (Soros) wants this country to die.
And we thought LAST week was bad for Obama...
These I would observe would be for more short range and intermediate range purposes rather than orbital or suborbital Unha (a deriviative of the Taepdong-2, as referred to in Western sources) missiles, ie. the targets would be closer to the DPRK, i.e. South Korea, Japan, and US troops in either of those countries stationed there. But you are correct about the problems of the Unha (”Galaxy”). Its most recent explosion upon ascent was most curious indeed...one wonders what “caused” it. (The one where the Western reporters in Pyongyang knew threw Twitter that the damned thing went into pieces even before their DPRK handlers and briefers could own up to it).
Wow, the consequences of so many failures that has taken place over the past few years. The US had no say under this leadership, only bowing.
“All 3 tests of the North Korean Unha ICBM failed.
Maybe the launchers are being used to make it seem like they have a working ICBM.”
In my opinion, the failures were done on purpose, while the real testing was going on in Iran.
Yes. The North Koreans have deployed a large number of BM25 Musudan IRBMs. It is a copy of the Soviet R-27 Zyb SLBM. Maximum range of 3,200 kilometers. The problem for North Korea is they don’t have the technology to build a nuclear warhead, reentry vehicle and guidance system for the missile.
Q: "How do you eat an elephant?"
A: "In small pieces, one by one."
NK can't just order a brand new strategic missile system from a world class manufacturer. But can they buy just a truck? A big one, perhaps, and one that is accidentally very convenient for transportation and launching of missiles? Perhaps.
Now that you have the launcher, you need a missile. Can you buy one? Unlikely. But can you buy half of a missile? It's not going to fly, after all. So you do that. Then you buy the other half...
Any item of technology, however ancient by modern standards, is not helpful. NK is an ultimate military dictatorship, and it militarizes everything that comes their way.
If Planet Earth was governed by a benevolent computer, it would have already ordered a surgical nuclear strike on NK - perhaps decades ago. Lack of that strike already killed more North Koreans, by hunger and by lack of medical help, than even a 100 MT warhead would ever do. That's the classical problem of Teela Brown. Millions of surgeons all over the world have resolved this problem, and we know how.
Thank you for posting this. Do you have another link?
The new offical-looking vehicles will stir the crowds to pride and devotion of Dear Leader as they ramble through the pennet-dappled May Day streets where drums beat and the people sing: “Aegukga.”
Hokkaido Shimbun (in Japanese): http://www.hokkaido-np.co.jp/news/international/379737.html
Asahi Shimbun (in Japanese, and with graphics): http://www.asahi.com/special/08001/TKY201206120816.html
Nikkei Shimbun (Japanese): http://www.nikkei.com/article/DGXNASFS1300F_T10C12A6MM0000/
A trustworthy blog on Korean affairs (English): http://www.rjkoehler.com/2012/06/10/chinese-firms-aiding-north-korea/
And many more.....
Years ago, China most likely had mobiles that would reach any location in our USA.
It’s ok. The Cold War is over, and now we’re all cuddly wuddly fwends.
Obama Pledges Cuts in Missile Defense, Space, and Nuclear Weapons Programs
February 29, 2008 :: News
A video has surfaced of Presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama talking on his plans for strategic issues such as nuclear weapons and missile defense.
The full text from the video, as released, reads as follows:
Thanks so much for the Caucus4Priorities, for the great work you've been doing. As president, I will end misguided defense policies and stand with Caucus4Priorities in fighting special interests in Washington.
First, I'll stop spending $9 billion a month in Iraq. I'm the only major candidate who opposed this war from the beginning. And as president I will end it.[not win it -etl]
Second, I will cut tens of billions of dollars in wasteful spending.
I will cut investments in unproven missile defense systems.
I will not weaponize space.
I will slow our development of future combat systems.
And I will institute an independent "Defense Priorities Board" to ensure that the Quadrennial Defense Review is not used to justify unnecessary spending.
Third, I will set a goal of a world without nuclear weapons. To seek that goal, I will not develop new nuclear weapons; I will seek a global ban on the production of fissile material; and I will negotiate with Russia to take our ICBMs off hair-trigger alert [they are NOT on "hair-trigger alert" now -etl], and to achieve deep cuts in our nuclear arsenals.
You know where I stand. I've fought for open, ethical and accountable government my entire public life. I don't switch positions or make promises that can't be kept. I don't posture on defense policy and I don't take money from federal lobbyists for powerful defense contractors. As president, my sole priority for defense spending will be protecting the American people. Thanks so much.
Article: Obama Pledges Cuts in Missile Defense, Space, and Nuclear Weapons Programs:
"MissileThreat.com is a project of The Claremont Institute devoted to understanding and promoting the requirements for the strategic defense of the United States."
"I will not weaponize space"
"I will cut investments in unproven missile defense systems"
2008 Pentagon Report (March 2008):
China's Growing Military Space Power
By Leonard David
Special Correspondent, SPACE.com
March 6, 2008
GOLDEN, Colorado A just-released Pentagon report spotlights a growing U.S. military concern that China is developing a multi- dimensional program to limit or prevent the use of space-based assets by its potential adversaries during times of crisis or conflict.
Furthermore, last year's successful test by China of a direct-ascent, anti-satellite (ASAT) weapon to destroy its own defunct weather satellite, the report adds, underscores that country's expansion from the land, air, and sea dimensions of the traditional battlefield into the space and cyber-space domains.
Although China's commercial space program has utility for non- military research, that capability demonstrates space launch and control know-how that have direct military application. Even the Chang'e 1 the Chinese lunar probe now circling the Moon is flagged in the report as showcasing China's ability "to conduct complicated space maneuvers a capability which has broad implications for military counterspace operations."
To read the entire publication [29.67MB/pdf], see U.S. Dept of Defense:
We are creating a new world, a balanced world. A new world order, a multipolar world, Chavez told reporters during a visit to Communist China, one of many. His new world order includes [RUSSIA], China, Iran,... and a significantly weakened United States, he explained.
Resurgent Communism in Latin America
by Alex Newman, March 16, 2010:
From the Russian News and Information Agency:
July 27, 2006
"'I am determined to expand relations with Russia,' Chavez, known as an outspoken critic of what he calls the United States' unilateralism, told the Russian leader, adding that his determination stemmed from their shared vision of the global order.":
From the Sino-Russian Joint Statement of April 23, 1997:
"The two sides [China and Russia] shall, in the spirit of partnership, strive to promote the multipolarization of the world and the establishment of a new international order."
"Joint war games are a logical outcome of the Sino-Russian Friendship and Cooperation Treaty signed in 2001, and reflect the shared worldview and growing economic ties between the two Eastern Hemisphere giants."
Russia's Medvedev hails "comrade" Obama
Associated Foreign Press (AFP) ^ | April 2, 2009 | Anna Smolchenko
"Russia's Dmitry Medvedev hailed Barack Obama as "my new comrade" Thursday after their first face-to-face talks"
April 1, 2009:
"Obama, Medvedev pledge new era of relations":
President Obama and Venezuela dictator Hugo
Chavez at the 2009 Summit of the Americas in Trinidad.
Note the "soul bro" handshake. (my caption)
Obama, Chavez shake hands at Americas Summit:
From CBS-News, July 29, 2006:
Chavez Vows To 'Stand By Iran'
After Oil Talks In Tehran, Venezuelan Leader Called 'Brother' By Ahmedinejad
"Chavez pledged that his country would 'stay by Iran at any time and under any condition,' state television reported. Ahmadinejad said he saw in Chavez a kindred spirit." "'We do not have any limitation in cooperation,' Ahmadinejad was quoted as saying. 'Iran and Venezuela are next to each other and supporters of each other. Chavez is a source of a progressive and revolutionary current in South America and his stance in restricting imperialism is tangible.'":
The two sides [Democratic People's Republic of Korea and Russia] agreed to "promote and enhance friendly relations" in line with the joint declaration of July 19, 2000 and the Russia-DPRK friendship and good neighborly cooperation treaty of February 9, 2000.
Putin and Kim agreed during their talks to promote a Russian- DPRK political dialogue on the Korean issue and international affairs, and discussed many topical international problems, deputy head of the Russian presidential administration Sergei Prikhodko told reporters following the talks.
The two leaders spoke for an independent and peaceful solution to the issue of reunification of the Korean Peninsula, and against "any outside obstacles to this process" as "unacceptable."
"In a private conversation about the planned U.S.-led NATO missile defense system in Europe, President Barack Obama asked outgoing Russian President Dmitry Medvedev for space on the issue.
This is my last election, Obama told Medvedev. After my election I have more flexibility.
I understand. I will transmit this information to Vladimir, Medvedev said, referring to incoming President Vladimir Putin."
Obama was talking with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev when neither of them realized that their conversation was being picked up by microphones. Here is what they said:
Obama: On all these issues, but particularly missile defense, this, this can be solved, but its important for him to give me space.
Medvedev: Yeah, I understand. I understand your message about space. Space for you ...
Obama: This is my last election. After my election, I have more flexibility.
Medvedev: I understand. I will transmit this information to Vladimir.
This is my last election. After my election I have more flexibility. That statement tells us much about the presidents mindset.
The specific mention of missile defense is worrisome enough. Mr. Obama has retreated from the missile defense plan that was negotiated with European allies during the George W. Bush administration. Apparently, he is signaling Moscow that he intends to retreat further. The clear implication from the presidents comments is that he cannot tell the American people before the election what he plans to do after the election.
In addition, there is the phrase on all these issues, implying more is at stake than just missile defense.
Article: Obama plans double cross on missile defense
When it comes to keeping America safe, we shouldnt be too flexible:
Appeasement: From ObamaCare to recess appointments, honoring the Constitution has not been an administration hallmark. But when it comes to betraying secrets to mollify the Russians, it becomes a document the president hides behind.
It was bad enough that the 2012 defense authorization bill signed by President Obama set America on a downward spiral of military mediocrity.
He also issued a signing statement, something he once opposed, saying that language in the bill aimed at protecting top-secret technical data on the U.S. Standard Missile-3 linchpin of our missile defense might impinge on his constitutional foreign-policy authority.
Section 1227 of the defense law prohibits spending any funds that would be used to give Russian officials access to sensitive missile-defense technology as part of a cooperation agreement without first sending Congress a report identifying the specific secrets, how they'd be used and steps to protect the data from compromise.
The president is required to certify that any technology shared will not be passed on to third parties such as China, North Korea or Iran, that the Russians will not use transferred secrets to develop countermeasures and that the Russians are reciprocating in sharing missile-defense technology.
(Excerpt) Read more at news.investors.com ...
Who knew NKorea had lumberjacks...
Thank God for the rest of the civilized world who seem to dislike Obama as much as we do and seem to realize that the US press will do nothing to report, nevermind research anything he says or does.
Thank you Japan...
Check the 4th section from the bottom.
Obama saw the paint scheme on the missile transport and thought it was a Choom Wagon.
Yeah, it does not get much worse than this. I hope and wonder and pray that we can even make it to January 2013, let alone next November. Goosebump time for sure. We are in a world of trouble I’ll ya.
No, sorry, it is breaking alright. That aspect of Obama working to downplay this PRC-DPRK transaction and spike it is breaking. The Japanese here are pretty apoplectic. (Though we did see the video of this vehicle months ago in Pyongyang, true, Japanese military analysts on national TV began their analysis at that time. US news media....nowhere to be found.