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North Korea says underwater-launched missile test succeeded

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NK capabilities are increasing nicely under their friend Trump.

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Kim sez, Kim sez. He's just talking pompous propaganda BS again. He's a little man with a big mouth.

AscissorToday 03:46 pm JSTTrump: "We'll see what haaaaapens"

Trump is his BF/buddy, doncha know that? They're 2 of a kind - blowhards. They ain't 'leaders' of any kind, just pompous street thug jerks, talking loud and saying nothing.

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Hey Trumpers, can we spell "winning?"

Yes.

Says Kim...

What a huuuuge foreign policy success for the Great Orange Negotiator, huh?

Heading that way, much as your cheerleaders at CNN tell you otherwise.

And where are you getting your news - North Korea's Ministry of Information? Donnie has got nothing - Kim is winning "bigly"...

Can you remind us, how many nuclear tests Kim has done recently? When was the last time threatened war?

Uh, did you read the article above? He just fired off a SLBM that landed in Japan's EEZ. Newsflash - that's a threat...

This is the worst foreign policy disaster since Mexico failed to pay for the wall....

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We must admit, that kim had learnt lot from his grandfather and father. Then ,he had added his own touch to this issue. I must say, a interesting political move for a small country.

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lincolnman:

Hey Trumpers, can we spell "winning?"

Yes.

What a huuuuge foreign policy success for the Great Orange Negotiator, huh?

Heading that way, much as your cheerleaders at CNN tell you otherwise.

Can you remind us, how many nuclear tests Kim has done recently? When was the last time threatened war?

Crickets.....

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Political theater. He postures to improve his negoting position, same as Trump. Unlike the moronic propagandists in the fake media, both Trump and Kim understand psychology and theater.

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This is Japanese problem with missiles landing in Japan sea all the time.

Has nothing to do with Trump. Sanctions were levied against the DPRK long ago. And remain. These sanctions should get an upgrade as we can see sanctions can be bypassed obviously. That's what the conversation should be about with regards to sanctions. Are we getting our sanctions (monies) worth? Are the sanctions up to date? I do not think so. But what do I know.

Since Rocket man can afford submarines and misses that can be launched from a submerged submarine?

I say sanction failure profusely. I mean come on. The word sanction or the action of a sanction obviously has nill effect on the DPRK. Right? Its obviously not working. Rocket man just wants to shake down the international community for respect money as well aid right. Will promises to disarm. We all know he won't give up his nukes. That's his ace. The last great communist state. Working with the DPRK is like throwing good money after bad money. The whole regime needs to be dismantled and the power given to the people.

So, about this launch. Not from a pad. Not from a mobile truck, but from a submarine?

But was it submerged? We most likely will never know right? The story here says.

underwater-launched missile test succeeded

Let's give the credit he deserves. Okay Kim. You can launch missiles from subs now. The world is watching.

Like I said in an earlier post. Japan is like the giant sleeping giant. Until there is collateral damage done to Japan. It's blinders on happy place and tourism as usual. Sorry I am being a little sarcastic here. I love Japan.

I do not want anything bad to happen here. But Japan seriously wake up! Do something other than just talk!

I just wish they would wake up and look around a bit. It's of no concern of ours and a (shouganai) approach by most Japanese or at least the ones that I know attitude. It's pathetic and reckless. Rocket man is going to let one these missiles of the leash one day. And it is going to go array and kill some Japanese and then it's gonna be on. Tell me if I am wrong! Am I wrong? Will cooler heads prevail?

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Hey Trumpers, can we spell "winning?"

What a huuuuge foreign policy success for the Great Orange Negotiator, huh?

He meets with Otto Warmbier's killer three times, reduces or cancels key US military readiness exercises, says its no problem if Kim launches short range missile since they won't hit America, and professes his "love" for the little murderer...

And Kim gets face to face meetings on his turf, has built more nukes and increased the accuracy of his missiles, got China and Russia to help him evade sanctions - and now has a SLBM!

Geez, any more winning and Kim will be having lunch in Seoul....

What a Loser....

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Without the Korean intervention probably today it would be part of Russia or the Soviet Union has it was then. Stalin was ready to invade and take Japan which is partly why the atomic bombings happened.

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re from article: Kim Dong-yub, an analyst from Seoul's Institute for Far Eastern Studies, wrote on Facebook that the missile was likely fired from a barge built for an underwater launch. He said the missile is under development and that North Korea must test-fire it from a submarine before deploying it."

It doesn't matter whether it was from a sub or underwater launch pad for all I care it could have been mounted on a fishing boat. What does matter is that it flew and landed inside the EEZ of Japan. Can't put it any clearer than that.

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I am no fan of the regime in North Korea, but if the U.N. had just left Korea alone during their civil war it would probably look like Vietnam today, 

Huh? Me thinks you need to look at a history book. Viet Nam and Korea are two totally different situations, like trying to compare apples with bowling balls.

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Trump: "We'll see what haaaaapens"

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So on the one hand, the US is tightening it's anti nuclear sanctions on Iran because it is largely abiding by the agreement (except it is not selling off low level fissile material just to make a point).

But on the other, the US is seeking to relax sanctions to North Korea because it is both working on amassing nuclear warheads and on its means of delivery now including submarine launching of medium range missiles.

And this works out just how exactly?

It's okay, it was just a small missile, Nothing to worry about. Excuse me, I have to go get ready for my Nobel Prize award ceremony.

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I am no fan of the regime in North Korea, but if the U.N. had just left Korea alone during their civil war it would probably look like Vietnam today, unified, basically peaceful and friendly to us. Instead we have this garbage, and our crap dear leaders taking advantage of the animosity as much as their Dear Leader.

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Gambatte DPRK defend yourself against the demons do not trust them

never forget history what others have done to you and the rest of the world

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Thank you North Korea! PM Abe will have no opposition to a military buildup.

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Will Kim write another letter to apologize?

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Did you ask permission of the US to have a defence program?

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