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2012-12-12 China-Japan-Koreas
Norks launch missile
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Posted by Steve White 2012-12-12 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [1854 views ]  Top

#1 FTA: North Korea's only major diplomatic ally, China, has expressed BS over the launch.
Posted by Anguper Hupomosing9418 2012-12-12 01:26||   2012-12-12 01:26|| Front Page Top

#2 Unmanned US shuttle X37-B launched on 3rd flight 12/11/12.
Posted by Anguper Hupomosing9418 2012-12-12 02:04||   2012-12-12 02:04|| Front Page Top

#3 I ASSUME the X37-B has a smallish laser that'll snip a few wires.
Posted by Redneck Jim 2012-12-12 03:14||   2012-12-12 03:14|| Front Page Top

#4 Surely?

Isolated and ronery impoverished North Korea
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2012-12-12 13:21||   2012-12-12 13:21|| Front Page Top

#5 Hey ... some kinda' fortune cookie just landed in my backyard and it's still smoking. Do ya' think I should try to touch it?!
Posted by Raider 2012-12-12 16:27||   2012-12-12 16:27|| Front Page Top

#6 With a polar trajectory the Norks can at least pretend it was a satellite launch. And keep the Nipponese from shooting it down.
Posted by SteveS 2012-12-12 16:28||   2012-12-12 16:28|| Front Page Top

#7 The PRE-DRUDGE Latest ..

* DEFENCE.PK/FORUMS > NORTH KOREA LAUNCHES ITS FIRST NATIONAL SATELLITE SUCCESSFULLY.

* SAME > NO DEBRIS FELL INTO JAPAN'S TERRITORY - XINHUA: JAPAN'S GOVT.

* SAME > JAPAN TO CONVENE [UNO]SECURITY COUNCIL ON DPRK'S ROCKET LAUNCH.

Both China + Russia have expressed their formal
"regrets" about North Korea's wily dastardly contrary-to-the-UN action.

* SAME > FIRST STAGE OF DPRK'S ROCKET LAUNCH LANDED ON WEST SIDE OF SOUTH KOREA'S BYEONGSAN BANDO - YONHAP.

* SAME > NORAD: NORTH KOREA APPEARS TO HAVE ORBITED "AN OBJECT".

* SAME > DPRK'S SATELLITE KWANGMYONGSONG-3 ["Optical Star-3"] ENTERS PRE-SET ORBIT: KCNA.


versus

* DEFENCE.PK/FORUMS > [Asahi News = AJW] SUCCESSFUL LAUNCH INDICATES NORTH KOREA ADVANCING ON MISSLE TECHNOLOGY, espec Military-oriented Techs = ICBM?

* SAME > NORTH KOREA ROCKET LAUNCH DEMONSTRATES KEY ELEMENTS FOR ICBM.

* SAME > [Washington Times] NORTH KOREA ROCKET LAUNCH SETS STAGE FOR [future] MISSLE THAT COULD HIT ALASKA, HAWAII.

And by definition also SSSSSSHHHH ...CCCCCC MOSCOW + [*** cough *** cough **] BEIJING.

* SAME > [Chosun Ilbo] US CURBS ON SOUTH KOREAN MISSLES ARE ABSURD AND RISKY. US indirectly putting Balance of Power in NE Asia in jeopardy.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-12-12 23:32||   2012-12-12 23:32|| Front Page Top

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