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From the Lowy Institute for International Policy:
KN-08: The semi-mobile limited range ICBM ~ link
KN-08: Three-stage long-range North Korean nuclear missile - with photos ~ link ~ One would only have to place one of these, with a nuclear payload, on-board a ship (could be a civilian vessel flying a 'flag-of-convenience') and move it say a thousand miles closer to America and fire same from the center of the ocean. The 'target', for maximum impact with very limited numbers of nukes, would be a high-altitude burst (near or over continental USA) resulting in severe EMP (electromagnetic pulse) damage to over half of the US civilian infrastructure. This could throw a large part of America back into the Pre-Industrial Age for many years as a large part of the electronic based modern technology and electrical grid would be 'fried' by the EMP, this would include a significant percentage of civilian cars and trucks. If such an attack were launched from the mid-ocean and the target was over the Pacific Ocean, or even over the Atlantic Ocean, a few hundred miles offshore of America, the existing US anti-missile systems might not be able to intercept it, yet the EMP blast well off-shore would still be effective over half or so of the 'Lower 48' states!!!
Movement of Missiles by North Korea Concerns USA ~ link ~ The discovery by American intelligence agencies that North Korea is moving mobile missile launchers around the country, some carrying a new generation of powerful rocket, has spurred new assessments of the intentions of the country’s young new leader, Kim Jong-un, who has talked about economic change but appears to be accelerating the country’s ability to attack American allies or forces in Asia, and ultimately to strike across the Pacific.
The new mobile missile, called the KN-08, has not yet been operationally deployed, and American officials say it may not be ready for some time. But the discovery that the mobile units have already been dispersed around the country, where they can be easily hidden, has prompted the White House, the Pentagon and intelligence agencies to reassess whether North Korea’s missile capabilities are improving at a pace that poses a new challenge to American defenses.
Strategic Rocket Forces (North Korea) ~ link ~
- Submarine/ship-based launch:
North Korea conducts rocket test of the KN-08 mobile ICBM one day before successful miniaturized atomic device test ~ link ~ This means that if they have several of the ICBMs and miniaturized nuclear warheads for same, they now know that they are apt to work and can 'deliver ordinance on target'!!! That is very BAD NEWS!!! Stirling
US escalates military tensions over the North Korean nuclear weapons program ~ link ~ This story has two very important aspects: One, the clear message from the US Secretary of State that America WILL NOT ACCEPT North Korea as a nuclear state; Two, that the South Koreans have reverted to the earlier policy of granting operational control of South Korean forces to America in case of war (something that IS indicative of late-stage war preparations). I am coming around to considering that the theory that the global elites are going to use the Korean Crisis as the trigger for the Third World War. This is far from certain but increasingly likely. Of course, we could still events in the Middle East as the trigger with other war theaters, such as the Korean Peninsula, joining in shortly after the outbreak of hostilities in the Middle East. In any case, the likelihood of a Second Korean War as a war theater to World War III is now very high!!! Stirling
For his part, Kerry said the US “will not accept North Korea as a nuclear state.” This formulation, applied to Iran, has been used to signal US willingness to go to war to keep Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. On Monday, South Korea announced arrangements that give US operational control of South Korean forces in wartime and reportedly authorize possible “pre-emptive strikes” against Pyongyang.
US expert: Korean crisis to cause global thermonuclear war - with video ~ link ~ Mike Billington said North Korea’s “extreme rhetoric” and South Korea’s “tit-for-tat response” are likely to trigger a “global thermonuclear war which has to be seen in the context of the greatest global financial collapse now spreading across Europe and the United States.”
“If the North were to carry out another provocation as they have in the past by shelling an Island or something on that scale South Korea is totally capable and ready to respond with a fierce military response,” he told Press TV.
Russia is worried by 'explosive' North Korean situation - with video ~ link ~ The Korean Crisis has a 'hair-trigger' aspect to it that makes things very dangerous. Stirling