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1. North Korea has carried out roughly 100 ballistic missile tests since 2011, when Kim took power, as well as multiple underground nuclear tests.

2. The Kim regime is believed to have about 20-25 nuclear warheads.

3. North Korea's latest test of its new Hwasong-15 ICBM in November hit an altitude of 4,475 kilometers, or about 2,780 miles, higher than the International Space Station. It likely has a potential range of 13,000 kilometers, or 8,100 miles, meaning it could strike anywhere in the U.S. mainland.

4. Despite high rates of poverty,North Korea spent about $3.5 billion every year on military expenditures from 2004 to 2014.

5. A North Korea nuclear attack could result in 2.1 million deaths in Tokyo and Seoul alone.

6. North Korea's military has about 1,300 aircraft and nearly 300 helicopters.

7. Kim's military also has 430 combatant vessels, 70 submarines, 4,300 tanks and 5,500 multiple-rocket launchers.

8. There are about 28,500 U.S. troops stationed in South Korea, making them especially vulnerable to a North Korean attack.

9. North and South Korea are divided by a closely guardeddemilitarized zone.

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10. Roughly 780 North Koreans fled to South Korea this year, about a 13 percent drop from 2016


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This post was edited by dostoevskydr at 2017-12-29 19:51

Extracts are from an Article first posted in Newsweek.You should have removed "Advertisement"...between 9 & 10....
Someone commented thereon : "Who is Christina Silva from Newsweek, do you pretend smart woman on earth?, do you know very much about North Korea regimes ?............... This is propaganda to scare every one in the word including you, it is fake news."


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1. In November a N Korean soldier succeeded in fleeing across the demilitarized zone to the South. He was shot at and seriously wounded but he survived and was saved by S Koreans and a U.S. American soldier.

2. Throughout 2017, mysterious fishing boats were carried by the sea to Japan. Most of the boats had dead men inside. The dead had no identification on them. The mystery may have been resolve; N Korea sold fishing rights off its own shores to CHINA, leaving its own fishermen high and dry and forcing them to catch fish farther out in the international waters where they often get lost, starve to death and get carried to Japan.

3. High-ranking officials condemned to die are still on occasion killed by throwing a grenade at the victim.

4. It is feared that many n Koreans have been exposed to nuclear irradiation as a result of N Korea's nuclear missile tests.

5. Remember that several of the interballistic missile test flights were unsuccessful...

6. Remember Otto Warmbier, the intrepid U.S. American tourist who is alleged to have tried to steal propaganda banners from N Korea and was caught, jailed and then fell into a coma from which he never recovered.

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7. Kim Jong-un has to date made not a single official visit to any foreign nation, much to the displeasure of his sponsors and supporters, the Chinese rulers. What gives? He spent several years in a European country 10'000 kms away from Pyongyang and certainly enjhoyed the good life there. Why cant he pay a diplomatic visit to China?

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dostoevskydr Post time: 2017-12-29 06:50
Extracts are from an Article first posted in Newsweek.You should have removed "Advertisement" ...

fake news  

You sound like Trump
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Saul Post time: 2017-12-29 20:38
fake news  

You sound like Trump

He probably does Trump

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1584austin Post time: 2017-12-29 22:06
He probably does Trump

OF, what is the beef ?

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