Skip to comments.Exclusive: How North Korea Tipped Its Hand (salvaged missile front examined)
Posted on 04/15/2013 6:04:51 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
Exclusive: How North Korea Tipped Its Hand
by Eli Lake Apr 15, 2013 4:45 AM EDT
The U.S. recovered the front section of the rocket used in North Koreas satellite launch in December, which gave away the status of the regime's nuclear arms program.
When North Korean engineers launched a satellite into space on December 12, it seemed like business as usual, with the familiar cycle of condemnations from the west and statements of defiance from the Hermit Kingdom. But that launch also led many U.S. intelligence analysts to assess that Pyongyang possessed the ability to miniaturize the components necessary to yield a nuclear explosion for a crude warhead that would sit atop a ballistic missile.
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The problem with this article is that the DIA report quoted by the Congressman was from 2011; it wasn’t new, and it wasn’t based on finding this missile section since that hadn’t happened yet.
Nothing makes sense these days.
North Korea is being used as a foil so China can get what it wants.
This is the Clinton Legacy at work.
A third-world country, who has only one ally (China), who cannot figure out how to increase crop yields, knows what Loral knows.
For our newbies, review this article from 2003:
I wonder how North Korea’s beligerance is playing into the Pentagon budget struggle over in Sequesterville?
Not to mention S. Korea and Taiwan.
Really, the bigger question is, what does Japan think.
It doesn't take a genius to conclude that this sh!t could get out of control quickly.
I’ve seen on youtube a video of the Navy picking up the SRBs that drop off the spaceshuttle launches. They seemed pretty well intact.