Korea: May 22, 2005

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The United States has stationed a dozen F-15E fighter-bombers on Guam, which is 2,900 kilometers from South Korea, and sending B-2 bombers there as well. These two aircraft are the kind that would be used for an air attack on North Korean targets. The U.S. Navy has also stationed three warships, equipped to shoot down ballistic missiles, off the coast of Korea. Food for thought regarding the supposed imminent North Korean Nuke Test. 

Neither the South Koreans nor the Chinese think the North Koreans are planning a test. Apparently, neither does the intelligence community. You know the old trick of having found something in a classified source and then looking for clues in open sources? Well working the process in reverse produces the current media farce regarding North Koreas mythical nuclear weapons test preparations. 

It's not a myth that famine still exists in the north, and people are still dying from starvation and malnutrition. The northerners say they will resume discussions about shutting down their nuclear weapons and missile programs if more economic aid is delivered. 

 

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