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N. Korean general says Pyongyang has nuke-tipped ICBMs on standby
Yonhap News ^ | 2-8-13 | NA

Posted on 03/07/2013 8:11:31 PM PST by Deathtomarxists

Brief excerpt; The paper said the general made clear at a speech given at a rally in Pyongyang that intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) and other rockets capable of attacking pre-set targets have been armed with various types of atomic warheads.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; Japan; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: china; general; icbm; icbms; japan; korea; korean; nkorean; northkorea; northkorean; nuclear; nuke; nuketipped; pyongyang; southkorea; standby; tipped; waronterror; wot
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While their technology is backwoods, it doesn't take much to drop an NK fat boy over the dmz
1 posted on 03/07/2013 8:11:34 PM PST by Deathtomarxists
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To: Deathtomarxists

Keep talking fatty. All those Aegis ships will shoot your crap down so fast you’ll be sweeping up fallout for weeks.


2 posted on 03/07/2013 8:13:22 PM PST by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: struggle

And China and Russia have never helped N. Korea get such missiles and would issue strong notes of protest in support of the US
if such missiles took out the western USA...

(sarc/off)


3 posted on 03/07/2013 8:14:59 PM PST by CondorFlight (I)
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To: Deathtomarxists

I’ve been saying for a while now that we need to EMP them before they can start world war 3


5 posted on 03/07/2013 8:16:25 PM PST by lwoodham (I am Andrew Breitbart. Don't doubt me on this.)
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To: struggle

BTW, I STILL BELIEVE that these “nukes” are just a few thousand tons of urea based fertilizer that South Korea gave NK. South Korea has given them 1,000,000 tons in the last 10 years, nitrate and urea based.

If you look at the seismographic chart, it has two peaks to it, not one. It wasn’t a nuke but a huge chemical explosive detonated from two sides for maximum effect.


6 posted on 03/07/2013 8:16:56 PM PST by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: Deathtomarxists

Don’t they have a problem in that none of their ICBMs are in hardened silos? They have to trot them out to a gantry above ground and fuel them up before launch. Perfect targets, I would suppose.


7 posted on 03/07/2013 8:19:24 PM PST by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, Democrats believe every day is April 15th.)
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To: OrioleFan

The current young leader has a grievance with Apple at Cupertino CA


8 posted on 03/07/2013 8:21:25 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: Deathtomarxists
One successful (?) test of a TD-2 putting a lightweight payload in orbit does not make for a reliable weapons delivery system. Particularly with a very heavyweight payload such as a nuclear weapon.

Speaking of which... A couple of science experiments in caves do not make for a weapon. Something that can survive the rigors of launch, brief space flight, and re-entry and still function properly.

My take - they're a threat, a serious threat, but not an imminent one. If Kim said he was shooting a nuke at me tonight, I'd still go to bed as usual and sleep well.

9 posted on 03/07/2013 8:22:51 PM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: muawiyah

We are mothballing two of our Aegis cruisers...none are now on station near NOK. We don’t have a chance of stopping a NOK missile right now. Maybe the Japanese might do it , but the NOK’s know that we are bluffing and so are they.


10 posted on 03/07/2013 8:25:31 PM PST by Oldexpat
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To: Deathtomarxists

NK doesn’t have diddly squat in the way of nuclear
warheads OR missiles that pose a realistic threat.
Now whether or not China or Russia have staged some
of their stuff in NK is a different issue but North
Korea simply doesn’t pose a credible threat to anyone
other than South Korea and possibly Japan.


11 posted on 03/07/2013 8:27:25 PM PST by nvscanman
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To: Deathtomarxists

I thought Ambassador Worm made us all tight and chit


12 posted on 03/07/2013 8:27:58 PM PST by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: Deathtomarxists

I don’t think they even have nukes. Why would they be detonating 1KiloTon PLUTONIUM NUKES when that in itself necessitates SUPERIOR technology (suitcase bomb nuke)? The whole thing is a bluff to see if Obama buys it and sends people over with money. That’s the only thing this fat turd cares about.

He’s out of money and he has military to feed. He would never let his own people work and develop the country because they’d stick him with a pitchfork the first chance they get.

He takes a lot of fertilizer that SK sent him 10 years ago, converts it to an explosive, and blows it up under a mountain. Ooooh, a BOMB! Then he suddenly has the power to condense it into ICBM warhead size and, without any test, fire one at us? He’s full of s***.

Let him dance his little dance, because soon he’ll be deposed by some general of his.


13 posted on 03/07/2013 8:28:19 PM PST by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: Deathtomarxists

I am surprised that Obama hasn’t announced that our anti-missile capability to protect us from a North Korean nuke has been curtailed because of the budget sequester.


14 posted on 03/07/2013 8:28:39 PM PST by The Great RJ
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To: Deathtomarxists

But is he over 4’ tall?


15 posted on 03/07/2013 8:29:33 PM PST by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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To: struggle

“It wasn’t a nuke but a huge chemical explosive”

usually we send a spy plane to pick up leaked isotopes, and the results are not published. Pretty sure from seismic results this was a nuke. Chemical explosives cannot be microsecond fast no matter how big. Look up Misty Picture or Minor Scale seismic profiles (kiloton conventional blasts).


16 posted on 03/07/2013 8:29:36 PM PST by DBrow
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To: ThunderSleeps
One successful (?) test of a TD-2 putting a lightweight payload in orbit does not make for a reliable weapons delivery system. Particularly with a very heavyweight payload such as a nuclear weapon.

Speaking of which... A couple of science experiments in caves do not make for a weapon. Something that can survive the rigors of launch, brief space flight, and re-entry and still function properly.

My take - they're a threat, a serious threat, but not an imminent one. If Kim said he was shooting a nuke at me tonight, I'd still go to bed as usual and sleep well.

Op-Ed: Underestimating North Korea and Iran

18 posted on 03/07/2013 8:31:03 PM PST by Vince Ferrer
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To: Deathtomarxists

Wonder what the message was from Obama that Rodman
delivered to N. Korea that they are shooting their mouth off with renewed bravado.


19 posted on 03/07/2013 8:31:05 PM PST by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: ThunderSleeps

It was somewhat easier to sleep when adults with US military allegiances ran Washington...

Still, I have a similar disregard for the norks.

One device over Pyongyamstylestarvashistan or whatever would cool their jets for a few hundred years.


20 posted on 03/07/2013 8:31:54 PM PST by One Name (Ultimately, the TRUTH is a razor's edge and no man can sit astride it.)
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To: lwoodham
we need to EMP them before they can start world war 3

 photo dprk-dmsp-dark-old_zpsd4ba5c5c.jpg

They have electricity?

21 posted on 03/07/2013 8:33:34 PM PST by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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To: DBrow
>>usually we send a spy plane to pick up leaked isotopes, and the results are not published. Pretty sure from seismic results this was a nuke. Chemical explosives cannot be microsecond fast no matter how big. Look up Misty Picture or Minor Scale seismic profiles (kiloton conventional blasts).

I saw it too, Paki and Indian contemporaneous nuke tests are a solid cone from flash to finish. The Nork "nuke" had a double spike as if someone had screwed up the cap timing on the other side by a second. Then a sudden dip, and a growing rumble as the explosives thrown by the blast were ignited.


22 posted on 03/07/2013 8:33:59 PM PST by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: struggle
This is the 2013 one:

Same weird double spike and reanimating fade. Now look at real nukes.

Paki nukes

23 posted on 03/07/2013 8:38:07 PM PST by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: struggle

I am with you,
Like Iran with their stealth fighter they are both FOS.


24 posted on 03/07/2013 8:43:05 PM PST by sickoflibs (Losing to Dems and Obama is not a principle! Its just losing.)
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To: Deathtomarxists

I have it on very good authority that China does not support NK. There is no open border between China and NK. The border between the two countries is a desolate place.

China has grown tired of NK asking for more and more assistance and implying that NK helped defeat Japan during WWII.


25 posted on 03/07/2013 8:45:57 PM PST by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (Learn three chords and you, too, can be a Rock Star!)
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To: lwoodham

3? We lost almost 100,000 KIA in that one.


26 posted on 03/07/2013 8:50:05 PM PST by ASA Vet (Are all journalists ignorant or are they trained to be so?)
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To: Deathtomarxists

Meanwhile, Senior Senate Republicans were seen noshing with Barack Obama and lecturing Teaparty senators on protocol.


27 posted on 03/07/2013 8:50:57 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: nvscanman
NK doesn’t have diddly squat in the way of nuclear warheads OR missiles that pose a realistic threat.

You are 100% correct. If they do it, the delivery would be by boat, probably via a container ship or sub.

They would be absolutely insane to do this. The problem is their leader is absolutely insane. The solution is not difficult. Smoke the little bastard off the face of the earth and call it a North Korean atomic accident.

xin lỗi about that!

28 posted on 03/07/2013 8:59:14 PM PST by cpdiii (Deckhand, Roughneck, Mud Man, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist. THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR!)
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To: One Name

It was somewhat easier to sleep when adults with US military allegiances ran Washington...


Hey, the Obama Administration is taking the obvious response to nuclear proliferation to multiple radical, terrorist states by cutting our nuclear arsenal to a proposed 300 devices.

You can sleep easy now!


29 posted on 03/07/2013 9:01:32 PM PST by rdcbn
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To: Deathtomarxists

They could barely put a toater sized object into a wobbly orbit.

They expect us to belive they are working ICBMs?


30 posted on 03/07/2013 9:03:09 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Deathtomarxists

It’s a good thing for them that America doesn’t believe in hitting first.


31 posted on 03/07/2013 9:09:22 PM PST by Terry Mross (How long before America is gone?)
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To: rdcbn

One eye open, FRiend!

No rest for the weary... we’re here for the duration.

Here, there, or in the air.


32 posted on 03/07/2013 9:14:05 PM PST by One Name (Ultimately, the TRUTH is a razor's edge and no man can sit astride it.)
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To: Deathtomarxists

they can’t make it to virginia. they could maybe hit the northwest if everything went right.


33 posted on 03/07/2013 9:26:16 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: spel_grammer_an_punct_polise

it’s not open, but stuff goes back and forth and a certain number of people go back and forth via checkpoints. some are able to cross illegally. saw a documentary devoted to the border topic.


34 posted on 03/07/2013 9:31:52 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: struggle
BTW, I STILL BELIEVE that these “nukes” are just a few thousand tons of urea based fertilizer that South Korea gave NK. South Korea has given them 1,000,000 tons in the last 10 years, nitrate and urea based.

I've been saying that since the first "fizzle", their results are nothing but a bluff. A chemical explosion of sufficient magnitude, spiked with the appropriate isotopes and noble gasses is a lot cheaper then actually going nuclear. Do you remember a couple of years ago, the Norks had an "industrial accident" that damn near erased one of their cities? A train loaded with "fertilizer" exploded as it was passing through a rail yard. There were rumors that it was sabotage and the plot was to take out Kimm the elder who's private train was scheduled to pass through the same rail yard. Kimm's train was delayed. I have satellite pictures of before and after and they show the city as decimated.

I'm guessing they bought the technology from the Pakistanis but couldn't afford to follow through with producing the hardware. A gun type design is simple, crude and easy to build but it is large and heavy, requiring a heavy bomber to carry it. If they faked a plutonium implosion device it would lend credibility to their threats of a missile attack.

The Red Chinese would give the Norks the whole package if they wanted them to have it. The Chinese will not do so because they do not want the crazy Koreans to start WWIII just when they have achieved economic ascendancy over the US and their "Manchurian candidate" is gutting our military. Why go to war and spoil all that real estate when all they need do is wait and the apple will fall right off the tree into their hands.

Regards,
GtG

35 posted on 03/07/2013 9:32:00 PM PST by Gandalf_The_Gray (I live in my own little world, I like it 'cuz they know me here.)
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To: Deathtomarxists

Well, guess we’ll have to re-target a few of our missles toward North Korea..heh. There are those in this world that talk silly talk and this man is one of those. I’m sure that he knows the consequences so this is just a stupid statement by a dictator trying to get a rise out of his countrymen. Good luck with that...

Ah heck, in a huff we could always transfer a few smaller nukes to South Korea just to be sure...but why bother. Distance is not the problem - attitude is.


36 posted on 03/07/2013 9:42:57 PM PST by Deagle (quo)
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To: struggle

Reflection off some local discontinuity in rock density?


37 posted on 03/07/2013 9:47:30 PM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: Deathtomarxists

Yeah, it’s akin to Keith Olberman that he’s going to win a debate point against Rush Limbaugh if he isn’t careful...


38 posted on 03/07/2013 9:48:02 PM PST by LittleBillyInfidel (This tagline has been formatted to fit the screen. Some content has been edited.)
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To: Gandalf_The_Gray
I thought it was a train consisting of hundreds of cars of LNG. I remember studying the before and after pictures closely. There was a boarding school near the station that was reduced to a cinder field. News reports were that thousands of people had been very badly burned, including many children. Medical aid and expertise was offered by many countries including the US; all was declined by NK.

The Dear Leader's private train had passed through the same switchyard hours (or maybe minutes) before the explosion.

39 posted on 03/07/2013 9:48:17 PM PST by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: Deathtomarxists

So do we, shithead.


40 posted on 03/07/2013 10:06:36 PM PST by edboock
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To: lwoodham

EMP...I like your style...and sense of really playing dirty just before a major battle. If it’s fair, a battle plan sucks. By blinding them, your idea has real promise, at least for the first five minutes. With NK, that should be more than enough.


41 posted on 03/07/2013 10:19:59 PM PST by edboock
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To: Jyotishi

Wonder what the message was from Obama that Rodman
delivered to N. Korea that they are shooting their mouth off with renewed bravado.

*******

Hahaha! Great post!


42 posted on 03/07/2013 10:27:52 PM PST by JouleZ (You are the company you keep.)
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To: Deathtomarxists

If this is true, Pyongyang will soon be Pyongyin.


43 posted on 03/07/2013 11:55:03 PM PST by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: Candor7

I get the impression this is bluster from the Kim kid because his position is unsteady and is in danger of being taken out by his own lot. This is a power play bluster.


44 posted on 03/08/2013 12:04:05 AM PST by sunmars
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To: edboock

Don’t think NK has a ton of technology that would make an EMP effective at all. Just carpet bomb everything. Wouldn’t even need troops on the ground.


45 posted on 03/08/2013 1:26:50 AM PST by FreedomStar3028
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To: cpdiii
"You are 100% correct. If they do it, the delivery would be by boat, probably via a container ship or sub."

Very plausible. They could put it on a freighter destined for Havana and then divert to Miami. Plus, think about the ensuing crisis that Obama could exploit to permanently install an authoritarian central government. He might see an opportunity in letting the attack happen.

46 posted on 03/08/2013 3:08:37 AM PST by Truth29
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To: Gandalf_The_Gray

Agreed, and as a reminder, South Korea DONATED (not sold) 1 MILLION TONS of urea and nitrate fertilizer.

They potentially could explode thousands of “nukes”. Maybe they could put a bunch of fertilizer in a warhead.


47 posted on 03/08/2013 4:10:42 AM PST by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: FreedomStar3028

All they would need to do is bomb the communication structures of Pyongyang while simultaneously invading from the south. Kim Jong Un is like a retarded Hitler and would dive into the bunker while wishing his troops the very best.


48 posted on 03/08/2013 4:12:41 AM PST by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: Deathtomarxists

Why is NK trying to provoke us? What do they stand to gain?


49 posted on 03/08/2013 4:23:29 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: Deathtomarxists

Not just the DMZ, they have put small objects into orbit. Which means they can put it anywhere.


50 posted on 03/08/2013 4:32:34 AM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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