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Why Was North Korea’s Head of Intelligence and Cyber-Warfare Recently Welcomed in Cuba? ^ | August 12, 2017 | Humberto Fontova

Posted on 08/12/2017 6:31:18 AM PDT by Kaslin

"Cuba is resolutely opposing the U.S. sanctions and pressure against North Korea and expressing full support for the just steps of North Korea in bolstering up defense capabilities including ICBM test-fires…we express our deep thanks to the Korean people who are sending  solidarity to the Cuban people's just cause."

That was Ulises Rosales Del Toro, Stalinist Cuba’s  “Vice President of the Council of Ministers”  (i.e. eunuch  apparatchik) conveying his master’s (Raul Castro’s) support to  Kim Yong Nam, Stalinist North Korea's "President of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly," (another eunuch apparatchik.) 

The shout-out between these Stalinist eunuchs took place this week in Teheran during Iran’s “Presidential Inauguration ceremonies,” (pow-wow among terrorists/murderers/burglars) which also included Zimbabwe’s “President” (witch-doctor/dictator) Robert Mugabe. The event was reported by Stalinist North Korea’s “press.” (Propaganda ministry.)

“The Cuban party, government and people are always sided with the Workers’ Party of Korea, Korean government, and Korean people…Cuba and Korea are located far from one another, but are fighting in the same trench of continuing the joint struggle against imperialism,” (Kim Jong Un,  July, 5, 2016).

Talk is cheap, of course, and declarations of “friendship and support” rank among the cheapest, especially among diplomats (professional liars.)

Alas,  whatever else you might say about these mass-murdering, terror-sponsoring regimes,  Cuba and North Korea’s vows of  love and support have proven inviolate--for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health. 

We’re not talking a typical celebrity marriage here.

Barely a year ago, for instance, Raul Castro welcomed North Korea’s General Kim Yong-chol, officially known as “Vice-Chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea Central Committee and Director of Reconnaissance General Bureau (RGB).”  In brief, he heads North Korea’s spy and cyber-warfare services. He’s roughly equivalent to our CIA director.

According to the Pentagon: “North Korea’s Reconnaissance General Bureau (RGB) is responsible for clandestine operations. The RGB includes six bureaus charged with operations, reconnaissance, technology and cyber, overseas intelligence, inter-Korean talks, and service support.” The RGB also oversees Bureau 121, North Korea’s nefarious cyber-warfare agency. (As reported on May 25, 2016 by Capitol Hill Cubans)

A few months before North Korea’s intelligence chief visited Havana (in fact at precisely the time President Obama was in Havana doing “The Wave!” at a baseball game with Raul Castro) the Castro regime signed a “confidential military cooperation and intelligence-sharing agreement” with North Korea. 

“My dream is to drop three atomic bombs on New York City” (Raul Castro, June, 1960.)

“What!” Khrushchev gasped on Oct. 28th 1962, as recalled by his son Sergei. “Is he (Fidel Castro) proposing that we start a nuclear war? That we launch missiles from Cuba?”


“But that is insane!..Remove them (our missiles) as soon as possible! Before it’s too late. Before something terrible happens!” commanded the Soviet premier.

So much for the gallant Knights of Camelot forcing the Russians’ retreat during the Cuban missile crisis. In fact, the Castro brothers and Che Guevara’s genocidal lust is what prompted the Butcher of Budapest to yank the missiles from their reach. 

And Che Guevara agrees: “If the missiles had remained in Cuba, we would have fired them against the very heart of the U.S., including New York City.” (Che Guevara, Nov. 1962)

“Ah!” Raul and his Cuban Stalinist chums must be reminiscing this week. “The good ole days!” 

Though the exhilarating memory of  almost incinerating millions of Americans (and Russians and Cubans) has faded somewhat, Castro and his chums have probably still been gloating this week-- in view of their (not inconsiderable) role in the Korean Missile Crisis.

You see, amigos:  North Korea’s nuclear missile system probably owes much to the Castro regime. In July 2013 a North Korean ship full of Cuban weapons (including jet planes and missiles) was caught red-handed trying to cross the Panama Canal.  But don’t take it from me!

“Some say that the (North Korean) ship’s cargo was linked to the state’s (North Korea’s) nuclear ambitions, pointing to indications that surface-to-air missile systems found on board were designed to defend its (North Korea’s) fledgling nuclear program.” Take it from the Christian Science Monitor. (Not exactly a Cuban-exile scandal sheet.)

“A nuclear weapons capability has to be viewed from a complete system perspective,” explains Graham Ong-Webb (Gosh? That doesn’t sound like a Cuban-exile name?), research fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies in Singapore (Gosh? That’s not Miami? And the place doesn’t sound like a bunker of crackpot, embittered right-wing Cuban exiles trying to crank up a war with Cuba so they can reclaim their ill-gotten casinos, sugar plantations and bordellos?)

“In order to have a full-fledged (nuclear) capability,” continues Mr Ong-Webb, “you have to have real system to protect assets.”

Characteristically, at the time of this major international scandal, Townhall was enlightening its readers with this vital story of arms smuggling by the terror-sponsor on our doorstep—a story pretty much blacked-out by the Fake News Media. Their Cuba “news” bureaus, you see, would have been imperiled by reporting something so disdainful of those who bestow the visas for those “news” bureaus.) 

“Two surface-to-air missile systems recovered from Chong Chon Gang, the SA-2 and SA-3, could have been used by North Korea to guard nuclear production, storage, and missile sites,” Mr Ong-Webb testified. “The role of the SA-2 and SA-3 is very simple: to take down incoming (U.S. probably) fighter aircraft that can strafe and destroy these sites or bomb them.”

“Cuba is not a threat to the United States…They don’t implicate our national security in a direct wayI’m optimistic we’ll continue to make progress and that this can indeed be a turning point not just between the United States and Cuba but for greater cooperation among countries across the region.” (Barack Obama, April 11, 2015 while removing Cuba from the official State Department list of terror-sponsoring nations.)

Not that Obama’s “shrewdness” on the Castros was anything new among U.S. Cuba “experts.” 

“Fidel Castro is not only NOT a communist –he’s a strong ANTI-Communist fighter. He’s ready to help us in the hemisphere’s anti-communist fight and we should share our intelligence with him.” (CIA Cuba “expert” Frank Bender, April, 1959.)

“Nothing but Cuban refugee rumors. (referring to reports of Soviet missiles in Cuba.)  Nothing in Cuba presents a threat to the United States. There’s no likelihood that the Soviets or Cubans would try and install an offensive capability (missiles) in Cuba.” (JFK’s sneering National Security advisor, McGeorge Bundy on ABC’s Issues and Answers on October 14, 1962.)

“There’s fifty-odd-thousand Cuban refugees in this country, all living for the day when we go to war with Cuba. They’re the ones putting out this kind of (missile) stuff.” a sneering President Kennedy Oct. 15, 1962.)

TOPICS: Cuba; Culture/Society; Editorial
KEYWORDS: 201708; cuba; hacking; korea; northkorea; spying

1 posted on 08/12/2017 6:31:18 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

No need to worry. Obama said Cuba was a friendly country.

2 posted on 08/12/2017 6:38:30 AM PDT by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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To: Kaslin
Perhaps for the same reason this other stuff has been going on...

How Russia arms America's southern neighbors

Ioan Grillo
May 9, 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- Russia's push into Ukraine has put many on edge. But less known is that Russia is also strengthening its military links south of the Rio Grande and re-establishing itself as a power in the region.

Vladimir Putin has been strengthening military links here, and Russia is now the largest arms dealer to governments in Latin America, surpassing the United States.

Russia has even floated the possibility of building new military bases in Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua, and putting its warships permanently in the Caribbean.

In the midst of the Ukraine crisis, Russia's top diplomat Sergei Lavrov recently visited Cuba, Peru, Chile, and Nicaragua, where he announced that Russia would also pour money into the new Central American canal project. ..."

Russia Boosts Arms, Training for Leftist Latin Militaries

Moscow defense minister inks deals with Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua for joint exercises

BY: Bill Gertz
February 20, 2015

Russia agreed to provide military training for three leftist regimes in Latin America and increase military visits and exercises following a visit last week to the region by Moscow's Defense Minister Sergei Shoygu, Pentagon officials said.

Shoygu met with defense and military leaders in Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua and signed several agreements on warship visits and military training during the visit, which ran from Feb. 11 to 14. It is not clear whether any new arms deals were completed during the visit.

Defense officials said the Russian leader is seeking bases in the region for strategic bomber flights that Shoygu recently promised would include flights over the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean.


Russia and North Korea declare 2015 a ‘year of friendship’

“The biggest cause for concern is the growing military alliance between Russia and North Korea, with the two regimes recently announcing plans to conduct a series of joint army, navy and air force exercises this year.”


Russia steps up North Korea support to constrain US

May 17, 2017

“Despite efforts by the United Nations to impose isolating sanctions on North Korea in response to the country’s continued development of nuclear weapons and intercontinental ballistic missiles, trade between Russia and North Korea soared more than 85 percent in the first four months of the year.”


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."

3 posted on 08/12/2017 6:41:01 AM PDT by ETL (Obama-Hillary, the REAL Russia-US scandal (UraniumOne Deal, Missile Defense, Nukes) See my home page)
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To: Kaslin

February 3, 2015

“Russia is in discussions to conduct joint military exercises with North Korea and Cuba, a senior Russian military official announced on Saturday.

Valery Gerasimov, the chief of staff of the Russian military, made the announcement on Saturday at a meeting attended by all the top service chiefs as well as the Russian defense minister, Sergey Shoygu.

“We are planning an expansion of the communication lines of our military central command. We are entering preliminary negotiations with the armed forces of Brazil, Vietnam, Cuba and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea,” Gerasimov said, according to a Newsweek report.

He added: “We are going to conduct a series of joint naval and air force exercises, as well as joint drills of our ground troops and air assault troops.”

Voice of America Korea and Russian news outlets also reported Gerasimov’s comments. ...”

Russia and North Korea have been strengthening ties in recent months, and had previously suggested they’d increase mil-to-mil ties this year. Back in November of last year, Choe Ryong-hae— North Korea’s unofficial number 2— traveled to Moscow as Kim Jong-un’s special envoy, where he met with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, among other Russian officials.

In reporting on the trip following Choe’s return, North Korea’s Party-run daily Rodong Sinmun said: “The two sides reaffirmed their commitment to enhancing exchange and cooperation in 2015 in the political, economic, and military fields, and others.”

Notably, General No Kwang Chol, vice-chief of the General Staff of the Korean People’s Army, also traveled to Moscow as part of Choe’s delegation. While there, he met with his Russian counterpart, Andrei Kartapolov, and the two military officials had “a wide-ranging exchange of views on putting the friendship and cooperation between the armies of the two countries on a new higher stage,” according to a report by North Korea’s state media.

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War 2 when Soviet forces liberated North Korea from Imperial Japan’s brutal occupation. Kim Jong-un is expected to travel to Russia in May to participate in celebrations for Victory Day (the anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany).

Besides military cooperation, Russia also sees North Korea as crucial to its plans to ship natural gas to South Korea via the North.”

4 posted on 08/12/2017 6:41:29 AM PDT by ETL (Obama-Hillary, the REAL Russia-US scandal (UraniumOne Deal, Missile Defense, Nukes) See my home page)
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To: Kaslin

Acoustic attacks?

5 posted on 08/12/2017 6:42:55 AM PDT by CivilWarBrewing (Feminism DESTROYED females)
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To: CivilWarBrewing
acoustic attacks?

That was my thought, too. Along those lines, could Cuba provide North Korea a platform to wreak havoc on our power grid?

6 posted on 08/12/2017 6:52:16 AM PDT by grania (Deplorable and Proud of It!)
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To: Kaslin

Cuba should have been squashed and made a territory years ago. They are like a Rat waiting in the cupboard to come out when we go to sleep. There were a couple times when Russia was weak and this could have been done without a whimper.

7 posted on 08/12/2017 8:00:33 AM PDT by Openurmind
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To: Kaslin
Satellite Launches in the PRC: Loral

Loral arms technology exports lead to $20 million government fine

............and excrement china has since passed all this guidance technology to N Korea!!

8 posted on 08/12/2017 8:41:43 AM PDT by Mr Apple (Bill Clinton and Bernard Schwartz: Satellite Launches in N Korea....with loral guidance at the ready)
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To: Kaslin

And why is the agreement with Cuba still partially in place?

9 posted on 08/12/2017 9:14:31 AM PDT by Uncle Sam 911
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To: Kaslin

Read The Writing On The Wall: Read ‘Tween Da Lines—Connect Da Dots!
Just Consider Me A ‘Spicious B@st@rd!

Gunny G @ Planet WTF!

10 posted on 08/12/2017 9:15:18 AM PDT by gunnyg ("A Constitution changed from Freedom, can never be restored; Liberty, once lost, is lost forever...)
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To: Kaslin

SPECTRE is introduced in the first film, Dr. No (1962), in which Julius No explains to Bond that it is the acronym for the SPecial Executive for Counterintelligence, Terrorism, Revenge, and Extortion, the four great cornerstones of power.

11 posted on 08/12/2017 9:20:48 AM PDT by Cvengr ( Adversity in life & death is inevitable; Stress is optional through faith in Christ.)
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To: Uncle Sam 911

“And why is the agreement with Cuba still partially in place?”

Heck, “North Korea’s Head of Intelligence and Cyber-Warfare” probably made his connecting flight in MIAMI.

“Capitalist pig Flight Attendant...bring me another glass of champagne...and some of those delicious roasted peanuts in a bag.”

12 posted on 08/12/2017 9:22:10 AM PDT by moovova
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To: Kaslin

NKs in Cuba and American diplomats bombarded with subsonic? what a coincidence

13 posted on 08/12/2017 6:33:48 PM PDT by blueplum ( ("...this moment is your moment: it belongs to you... " President Donald J. Trump, Jan 20, 2017))
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To: Kaslin

How did he get there? That’s a long distance. Who was facilitating this trip?

14 posted on 08/13/2017 7:00:09 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: grania

My spidey sense tells me the Russians were behind the acoustic attacks. Remember the Russian ship docked at Cuba, and even along our East Coast off DC? The Ruskies don’t want us fraternizing with the Cubans. Cuba is THEIR puppet, not ours.

15 posted on 08/14/2017 9:57:36 AM PDT by CivilWarBrewing (Feminism DESTROYED females)
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To: CivilWarBrewing there some tit for tat going on? We've meddled in Ukraine, overthrowing a gov in Kiev and trying to use that as an excuse to take Crimea. We've caused horrific chaos in Syria against a legal, stable government, and threating Russia's Mediterranean port access.

Why wouldn't Russia extend its reach into Cuba and Venezuela even more, given the damage the US has created in their sphere of influence?

16 posted on 08/14/2017 10:47:44 AM PDT by grania (Deplorable and Proud of It!)
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