A new study is alleging that the North Korean regime is operating at least 13 secret ballistic missile sites. This could be a sign that Kim Jong-Un is not quite ready to de-nuclearize despite the decreased rhetoric in recent months.
Totalitarian North Korea is not winding down the country’s nuclear program despite public promises made to the Trump administration. According to a report by USA Today, new research, conducted by the Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Security, has identified 13 of an estimated 20 North Korean missile operating bases that Kim’s regime has not declared.
North Korea’s highly publicized move to decommission a satellite launch facility gained a flurry of positive media attention, however, that move “obscures the military threat to U.S. forces and South Korea from this and other undeclared ballistic missile bases,” the CSIS report concludes, according to USA Today. A State Department spokesperson did not address the new findings, but did say: “President Trump has made clear that should Chairman Kim follow through on his commitments –including complete denuclearization and the elimination of ballistic missile programs – a much brighter future lies ahead for North Korea and its people.”
A spokesman for South Korean president’s office, Kim Eui-kyeom, said that the information about a missile base profiled by CSIS was taken from commercial satellite imagery and that state intelligence agencies already had more in-depth information. “The U.S. already knows in much more detail using military satellites,” Kim said. “And [South Korea is] watching closely, but there is nothing new.”
Kim also said that the base, which is called Sakkanmol, was used for short-range missiles only, not intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs), and that no agreement to dismantle it had been negotiated. “I do not think it is appropriate to call this a ‘deception’,” Kim said. “I think it further emphasizes the need for negotiations and dialogue, including North American dialogue, to get rid of these North Korean threats.”
The new report’s findings, which were first reported by the New York Times, emphasizes that the hidden bases are not launching facilities. However, they are “permanent facilities that contain a unit’s headquarters, barracks, housing, support, maintenance, and storage facilities,” the report says.
At the Singapore summit, Trump and Kim signed a vaguely worded agreement in which North Korea promised to work toward a “complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.” But the North Koreans have not few visible, concrete steps toward fulfilling that pledge.
+and?–didnt we bomb the crap out of them so much that the pilots ran out of places to bomb…and kill off alot of their people and hit them with napalm?–dont they have the right to defend themselves?–who are we to dictate what another does?–
Well when a mentally screwed short-man says he will NUKE us, I think that is “1st blood”, pardon the pun or not…
These are apparently three party talks, in which the US is playing middleman, between the UN and NK. The UN is apparently the seat of authority.
If NK is able to meet all of the UN’s demands, in theory, nobody would be able to touch it. We would even be obliged to defend North Korea, for so long as NK is playing by globalist rules.
Of which I am aware, America is not sovereign, to initiate a war, without being libeled by the globalists. Our arms are not our own to use, as we have chosen not to secede from the globalists.
In some of the countries, where there is a heavy police presence, and lots of guns, but no gun rights for citizens, there are lock boxes or armories, which deputies are only allowed to open by special permission.
The way we might see our war machines, at present, is they are kept here. imho from the armchair.
Those trucks in the picture are cool! Looks like a 50’s chevy 6X. I WANT ONE!
In the NK parades?
Cool looking trucks indeed. Those missiles would be awesome on top of a 1956 Studebaker E series too. No doubt about it.
SmokinOkie, you’ve been gone for way too long. How’ve you been? This used to be Braveheart, had to do a name change a while back.
If we know about them then they must not be so secret…..
If you’ve ever seen the satellite images, when someone in uniform is trying to explain it, they are no more or less credible, than when people try to see animals and machines on Mars.
It either comes from word-of-mouth testimony, from a defector, or is a highly-subjective interpretation. Shapes in clouds.
These think tanks” are propaganda puppets for the military industrial complex. Moar wars…! The US should change the “Defense Dept.” back to the War Dept. Simple as that.
Billions of dollars spent by the MIC for useless junk, like the new aircraft carriers, multiple wars in the Middle East, and a hundred oversea military bases.
If the Norks are such a real military threat, the USAF could take them down in a day…
The US should change the “Defense Dept.” back to the War Dept.
No we should rename it “The dept. of offence”.
But since nukes are just non-working stage props, this really isn’t much of a problem.