Although Pyongyang claimed in the past that the reactor's purpose was to generate electricity, this time the regime declared outright it would also be "bolstering up the nuclear armed force both in quantity and in quality."
"I have to say this is one of the most dangerous moments since 1953," said Shi Yinhong, a professor of international relations at Beijing’s Renmin University, referring to the end of the Korean War.
US Navy moving ship and radar platform to better monitor North Korea - with photos ~ link ~ This is a radar station that is built on something like a massive ocean going oil platform. Impressive! Stirling
Israeli tanks fire into Syrian territory as Israel launches its first air strike into Gaza since the November truce ~ link ~ Dear old Bibi 666 Netanyahu smells blood in the air and is just itching to get WWIII going!!! Stirling
Senator Mikulshi apologizes over passage of Monsanto Protection Act ~ link ~ Sometimes the crimes in the D.C. (District of Criminals) stink so bad the crooks even apologize, but they don't really mean it. Stirling
Heavy rains and flooding leave at least 5 dead in Buenos Aires ~ link