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North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan and may be preparing for another nuke test

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posted on Aug, 28 2017 @ 07:07 PM
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Nuclear-armed North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan on Tuesday (Aug 29), South Korea's military and the Japanese government said, in a major escalation by Pyongyang amid tensions over its weapons ambitions.

Japan's public broadcaster NHK said the missile broke into three pieces and fell into waters off Hokkaido. No North Korean missile had overflown Japan for years, and the launch came after a strained period on the peninsula following Pyongyang's testing of two intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) last month that appeared to bring much of the US mainland within reach.

It threatened to fire a salvo of missiles towards the US territory of Guam, while US President Donald Trump issued an apocalyptic warning of raining "fire and fury" on the North, saying Washington's weapons were "locked and loaded".


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As if this isn't bad enough, SK is saying that NK may be preparing another nuke test:


North Korea kept up its bellicose rhetoric against the United States on Monday as South Korean officials said Pyongyang may be preparing its sixth nuclear weapon test.

Seoul's National Intelligence Service (NIS) told South Korean lawmakers at a closed door parliamentary session that it has detected signs of North Korea preparing for another nuclear test at its Punggye-ri underground test site.

Speculation of when North Korea would conduct another nuclear test has been rife this year, with it being pegged to various days important in North Korean history. North Korea's last nuclear test came in September, when it detonated what it claimed was a miniaturized nuclear warhead small enough to be mounted on a missile, though analysts say the claim is nearly impossible to verify.


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I don't know how much longer this Administration is going to wait before taking concrete action against NK, but it should decide soon what to do. Kim, as I said before many times, is nuts and evil enough to commit suicide by launching an attack against its neighbors and/or the US, and will most likely drag his people down with him.

I'm wondering if he's trying to take advantage of Hurricane Harvey, given the severity of the disaster and how hard-pressed our gov't would be to respond to both that and a war with NK?

When will the insanity stop?




posted on Aug, 28 2017 @ 07:31 PM
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There were a lot of fingers hovering over a lot of consoles earlier.

Thanks for posting DJ !!

Buck
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posted on Aug, 28 2017 @ 07:50 PM
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Already posted.

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B



posted on Aug, 28 2017 @ 08:17 PM
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a reply to: BennyOj

I missed that. Oopsie. Sorry about that!



posted on Aug, 28 2017 @ 08:36 PM
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originally posted by: BennyOj
Already posted.

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Regards
B


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