Skip to comments.North Korea Razing Key Missile Test Stand....
Posted on 06/07/2018 7:58:09 AM PDT by caww
New commercial satellite imagery indicates that North Korea is razing the missile test stand at the Iha-ri Driver Training and Test Facility north of the city of Kusong in the wake of Kim Jong Uns April statement announcing a unilateral suspension of ballistic missile and nuclear tests. The stand is the only known facility used for land-based, canister-launched ballistic missile ejection tests critical for developing the solid-propellant Pukguksong-2 (KN-15) medium-range ballistic missile and its follow-on systems. The stand could also have been used for testing larger canister-based ballistic missiles such as the intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) displayed during the April 2017 military parade in Pyongyang. It is unclear whether the destruction of the stand is an indication that the North is suspending this portion of its missile program or that Pyongyang plans to erect other similar facilities in the future.
(with analysis by Joseph S. Bermudez Jr. and maps at site)
(Excerpt) Read more at 38north.org ...
Razin as in dismantling?
Everything seems to perfect. That makes me suspicious. In fact, there is nothing NK can do that wouldn’t make me suspicious.
RE: Razin as in dismantling?
From the Online Dictionary...
RAZE: completely destroy (a building, town, or other site).
Well... Kims pretty desperate wanting sanctions lifted and that’s not happening until Trump sees some results of denuclearizing....which includes missile sites. He cannot afford the elites or the army opposing him if there isn’t some relief.....It’s a heck of a balancing act because otherwise the regime falls and we all know that’s not want any want at this juncture.
NK Army is looking at layoffs.
They probably don’t like this option...
There’s no other definition for “razing”. I think we’re looking at sub-par title creation.
Difficult for us to really know what’s happening, but I’ve not heard anything about that .....but I have no doubt our leadership knows exactly what’s happening and not.
For years NK has relied on the backing of China and the spineless US presidents to allow them to develop nukes. But Trumps’s get tough strategy with both NK and China and China’s decision to stop supporting the lunacy of NK is bringing him down.
Tlust but velify.
anyone tired of winning yet. Give them 2-3 McDonalds and a cattle ranch and they will tear it all down.
Much of the components for North Korea's missile and nuclear programs were actually produced by suppliers outside of North Korea.
Trump's team seems to have tracked down the supply chain network to it's sources and shut them down
Same with it's chemical weapons programs.
North Korea was a major supplier of nerve gas and other chemical weapons and a large part of it's foreign trade revenue was generated by the sale of these WMDs.
Turns out a major customer and partner in the North Korean proliferation schemes was none other than Syrian Dictator Bashir Assad.
Remember President Trump's multiple attacks on Syrian chemical weapons, one of which occurred while Trump was sitting for Dinner with the Chinese supreme leader (who controls Little Kim)?
In two attacks Trump shut down Syria's WMDs, sent a strong message to the Chinese regarding US policy on North Korea and shutdown one of the North Korea's life line revenue streams selling chemical weapons to Syria, a major customer.
Art of the deal?
Does anyone who has half an idea about Kim think this article is realistic saying that Kim has one sight for launching ICBMs and telling everyone whee it is?
This article was put out by the Stimson Center. It’s CEO, Brian Finlay, in the job before this, was the leader of the Labor party in the UK. Labour Party, British political party whose historic links with trade unions have led it to promote an active role for the state in the creation of economic prosperity and in the provision of social services. It has been the major democratic socialist party in Britain since the early 20th century.
Old habits die hard. So if you actually believe this article, you are sadly misinformed.
Key word in that sentence being "known". Trust, but verify. And when dealing with North Korea, verify several different ways.
Good info...and no wonder Assad is planning visits with KiM Un. Like Russia they all want a piece of the pie in N.Koreas development once things are settled. However Assad’s country is so trashed he’ll have his hands plenty full with that alone.
Then this is good news, however, why not just say dismantling?
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