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More Nork News

| December 3, 2019 | 4 Comments
More Nork News

In the latest news from Norkiland:: https://www.militarytimes.com/flashpoints/2019/08/25/north-korea-tests-new-super-large-rocket-launcher/ North Korea tests its largest (so far) rocket launcher. Fatty Kim da T’ird is pleased. Everyone gets an extra two grains of rice for dinner next week. From the August article:  SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Sunday (8/25) that leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test-firing […]

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A Small Dispute Between Neighbors

| December 3, 2019 | 3 Comments
A Small Dispute Between Neighbors

  A few days ago, South Korea fired “warning shots” at a North Korean ship. https://www.militarytimes.com/flashpoints/2019/11/27/south-korea-fires-warning-shots-at-north-korean-ship/ From the article:  SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s military fired warning shots Wednesday to repel a North Korean merchant ship after it violated their disputed western sea boundary, Seoul officials said, the second such incident in two months. […]

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US and South Korea

| November 22, 2019 | 17 Comments
US and South Korea

There is a discussion going on between South Korea and the US on keeping US troops in South Korea. https://www.militarytimes.com/news/pentagon-congress/2019/11/21/us-defense-chief-ends-asia-tour-with-same-troubles-risks/ From the article:  HANOI, Vietnam — U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper ended an Asia tour Thursday with the same trio of troubles on the Korean Peninsula that he found on arrival last week. Together they […]

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Norkiland Wants to Talk to You

| November 19, 2019 | 6 Comments
Norkiland Wants to Talk to You

Meanwhile, Fatty Kim da T’ird is not getting nearly enough attention, so he’s on the front page again. https://www.militarytimes.com/flashpoints/2019/11/18/north-korea-says-it-wont-give-trump-a-summit-for-free/ From the article: SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Monday responded to a tweet by U.S. President Donald Trump that hinted at another summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying it has no […]

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Do We Need Battleships Again?

| October 21, 2019 | 88 Comments
Do We Need Battleships Again?

Norkiland has been rather quiet lately, until Fatty Kim da T’ird decided to get some attention for himself by letting the world know that he’s afraid of US Navy battleships. https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/china-and-north-koreas-worst-fear-us-navy-starts-building-new-battleships-46277 From the article:  In World War II, the Japanese super-battleships Yamato and Musashi each mounted nine 18.1-inch guns, the largest naval guns ever deployed, but they never sank […]

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Happiness Is a Ballistic Missile Downrange

| September 10, 2019 | 16 Comments
Happiness Is a Ballistic Missile Downrange

North Korea has fired off two missiles as discussions between DTrump and ND:tBF end for now. https://www.militarytimes.com/news/pentagon-congress/2019/09/09/north-korea-says-its-willing-to-resume-nuke-talks-with-us/ From the article:  U.S. President Donald Trump called North Korea’s announcement “interesting.” “We’ll see what happens,” Trump said. “In the meantime, we have our hostages back, we’re getting the remains of our great heroes back and we’ve had no […]

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News From Norkiland

| August 27, 2019 | 4 Comments
News From Norkiland

This Aug. 24, 2019, photo provided Aug. 25, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, smiling after the test firing of an unspecified missile at an undisclosed location in North Korea. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP) ND:tBF is launching his rockets again:   https://www.militarytimes.com/flashpoints/2019/08/25/north-korea-tests-new-super-large-rocket-launcher/ His new toy is a “super large rocket […]

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More Missing Identified

| August 3, 2019 | 3 Comments
More Missing Identified

Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) forensic anthropologist Jennie Jin, bottom right, secures one of the 55 cases of remains of service members turned over by the North Korean military as government officials observe on July 27, 2018. (Sgt. 1st Class David J. Marshall/Army) There is identification of more remains from the Korean War, in regard […]

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