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Are North Korea's Vaunted Submarines Actually Any Good?

Are North Korea's Vaunted Submarines Actually Any Good?Let's take a look.



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North Korea's 'Christmas Gift' Statement Put the U.S. on Alert Despite No Missile Launch. That May Be the Point

North Korea's 'Christmas Gift' Statement Put the U.S. on Alert Despite No Missile Launch. That May Be the PointObservers predicted the North was preparing to launch an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM)



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Rivet Joint and Cobra Ball: The Electronic Spy Planes Watching For North Korea's “Christmas Gift”

Rivet Joint and Cobra Ball: The Electronic Spy Planes Watching For North Korea's “Christmas Gift”How the U.S. military can study Kim's latest ICBM, IRBM or whatever other presents he has for America.



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Is This North Korea's Secret Weapon? No, Not a Nuclear Weapon.

Is This North Korea's Secret Weapon? No, Not a Nuclear Weapon.But a very specific Army division.



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North Korea's Kim holds military meeting as tension rises under looming deadline

North Korea's Kim holds military meeting as tension rises under looming deadlineNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un held a meeting of top military officials to discuss boosting the country’s military capability, state news agency reported on Sunday amid heightened concern the North may be about to return to confrontation with Washington. “Also discussed were important issues for decisive improvement of the overall national defense and core matters for the sustained and accelerated development of military capability for self-defense,” KCNA said. The commission is North Korea’s top military decision-making body.



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'Before it is too late': Diplomats race to defuse tensions ahead of North Korea's deadline

'Before it is too late': Diplomats race to defuse tensions ahead of North Korea's deadlineA last minute flurry of diplomacy aimed at engaging with North Korea ahead of its declared year-end deadline for talks has been met with stony silence from Pyongyang so far, with the looming crisis expected to top the agenda at summits in China next week. The U.S. special envoy for North Korea, Stephen Biegun, was due to leave Beijing on Friday after meeting with Chinese officials. It is unclear if Biegun had any behind-the-scenes contact with North Korean officials, but his overtures and calls for new talks were not publicly answered by Pyongyang.



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U.S. says it won't accept North Korea's nuclear deadline

U.S. says it won't accept North Korea's nuclear deadlineA senior U.S. diplomat said Monday that Washington won’t accept a year-end deadline set by North Korea to make concessions in stalled nuclear talks and urged Pyongyang to return to a negotiating table immediately.



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North Korea's Kim opens huge mountain development

North Korea's Kim opens huge mountain developmentNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un has opened a flagship construction project close to Mount Paektu, a symbol of the Korean nation and officially the birthplace of his father and predecessor, state media reported Tuesday. Pyongyang has poured huge resources into the rebuilding of Samjiyon, the closest town to the dormant volcano that straddles the border with China. Kim had “worked heart and soul to turn Samjiyon County, the sacred place of the revolution, into the utopia town under socialism”, North Korea’s official KCNA news agency said.



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North Korea's Kim in new horse ride through winter snows

North Korea's Kim in new horse ride through winter snowsNorth Korean media published fresh pictures Wednesday of leader Kim Jong Un riding a white horse on a sacred mountain, imagery that experts say is heavy with symbolism and may indicate a policy announcement. The photos come as nuclear talks with the United States are stalled and with a looming end-of-year deadline set by North Korea for some kind of concession from Washington. Kim — in a black leather trenchcoat he has worn recently to open a flagship construction project and supervise a weapons test — was pictured leading a squad of riders in a white forest near Mount Paektu.



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Don't Sleep on North Korea's Large (But Really) Old Submarine Fleet

Don't Sleep on North Korea's Large (But Really) Old Submarine FleetIt only takes one torpedo to kill a lot of people.



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