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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP11 Dec 2017 3:15 p.m. PST

…and Biological Weapons.

"In late November North Korea conducted a ballistic missile test that appeared to show for the first time that it's capable of striking anywhere on the U.S. mainland. North Korea probably isn't capable of delivering a nuclear warhead just yet, but new reports highlight that there are plenty of other reasons to be worried about the threat posed by Kim Jong-un's regime.

The U.S., Japan, and South Korea are teaming up in the coming days to test their abilities to track submarine-launched missiles amid fears that North Korea is rapidly developing such technology. The New York Times reports that the drill will take place over two days in the waters between Japan and the Korean Peninsula. Last month 38 North, which tracks North Korea's weapons developments, said satellite images of the Sinpo South Shipyard from November 5 suggest the nation has stepped up its efforts to create its first ballistic missile submarine…"
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Cacique Caribe Inactive Member11 Dec 2017 6:51 p.m. PST

They've had biological WMDs for some time now. They just haven't had a reliable delivery system.


Golgoloth Inactive Member12 Dec 2017 1:09 a.m. PST

Bet the next reports on Nork feature mobile WMD labs, complete with sketches of such from "reliable intel sources" …

I'm sure there's an echo in here. About a 14-year-old echo…

Lion in the Stars12 Dec 2017 3:53 p.m. PST

Takes a rather large sub to launch missiles.

Any such subs flying a North Korean flag will almost certainly have a tailing US sub, probably with orders to destroy it as soon as they hear a hatch flop open while the Nork sub is at launch depths.

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