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A North Korean Nuclear Pearl Harbor?
Family Security Matters ^ | April 5, 2013 | Dr Peter Vincent Pry

Posted on 04/05/2013 8:52:26 PM PDT by Dave346

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To: Enterprise

Damn..... I was hoping for San Francisco and Berkley


81 posted on 04/06/2013 2:00:36 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....History is a process, not an event)
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To: Boogieman
An EMP attack detonates at high altitude, but it would still have to reenter the atmosphere to hit the “sweet spot”.

I don't think that it would have to re-enter the atmosphere. EMP devices can be detonated at an altiude of 40 - 400 km. Low Earth Orbit range is 200 - 2,000 km with the lower range set by the rate of orbital decay. So you could have an on-station EMP device orbiting in the range of 200 to 400 km that would not require de-orbit or re-entry.

82 posted on 04/06/2013 2:11:18 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: Dave346; a fool in paradise
A North Korean Nuclear Pearl Harbor?

What, the North Koreans are going to attack Germany?

83 posted on 04/06/2013 2:13:33 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Myrddin
We can be thankful if they were too ignorant to build a satellite correctly. Let's not tell them how to do it right.

We probably won't unless they don't make a generous donation to the DNC or Hillary's Presidential Campaign Fund.

84 posted on 04/06/2013 2:22:01 PM PDT by Homer_J_Simpson ("Every nation has the government that it deserves." - Joseph de Maistre (1753-1821))
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To: Homer_J_Simpson

Disregard “don’t.” Should read “unless they make.”


85 posted on 04/06/2013 2:24:05 PM PDT by Homer_J_Simpson ("Every nation has the government that it deserves." - Joseph de Maistre (1753-1821))
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

It’s still a little low for what they’ve got orbiting, they’d have to alter the orbit to make it work. There were reports that what they sent up is tumbling, so they probably don’t have the control over it to execute any maneuver like that.


86 posted on 04/06/2013 3:28:10 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: EBH
Why is America seeming to run full steam ahead into this mess...without any allies?

South Korea is an ally, we have troops there and technically still at war with the North.

87 posted on 04/06/2013 7:12:21 PM PDT by tsowellfan (www.cafenetamerica.com)
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To: EBH

Let me ask you something.

If you were Obama and trying everything within the limits of your presidential powers to destroy America and ran into a wall who would you call on to complete the job? One of your collectivist buddies like Li’l Kim and instigate him a bit.

He’s enough of a wildcard that the blame on the collapse of America could easily be laid upon him if he nuked us either with a direct blast on a city or an EMP detonation 100 miles above the CONUS.


88 posted on 04/06/2013 7:29:03 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: Boogieman

Spinning or tumbling a satellite is one way to ensure its antennas have 360-degree coverage. And it also indicates it is only meant to receive transmissions.


89 posted on 04/07/2013 2:08:20 AM PDT by Justa
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To: Justa

Perhaps, but I don’t see any reason that this satellite would need 360 degree coverage, and it was specifically announced it was going to be broadcasting, while it was over the DPRK. So, I think it’s much more likely a sign that the thing isn’t stable, especially since this is their first successful orbit.


90 posted on 04/07/2013 11:09:59 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: Gene Eric

“warheads that are deployed on its Nodong medium-range missiles”

With a name like that no wonder Norkie missiles go kablooie on liftoff.


91 posted on 04/07/2013 12:14:14 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: Gene Eric

“It will leave traces of prutonium.

I trust you mean “Plutonium”.


92 posted on 04/08/2013 6:43:29 PM PDT by chooseascreennamepat
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To: EBH

U.S. Moves Towards War With North Korea - WW3 Watch
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kIreCVb6cA


93 posted on 04/08/2013 9:32:33 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: bert

We’ll take what we can get.


94 posted on 04/09/2013 1:03:35 AM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: elcid1970

If the sat is tumbling, it sounds like kimmie has No Dong.


95 posted on 04/09/2013 1:04:55 AM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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