Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Why North Korea Is Dangerous

North Korean leader Kim Jong Il acknowledging applause from soldiers as he inspects the Korean People's Army Unit. WAToday

The Real North Korea Threat -- Ryo Hinata-Yamaguchi, The Diplomat

A year has passed since North Korea conducted its unexpected shelling of Yeonpyeong Island. Yet, while tensions between the two Koreas seem less intense now, the threat posed by North Korea’s military continues to be as complex and diversified as ever. Indeed, even as the North Korea looks like it is edging toward collapse, there are signs of dangerous military changes, including the further politicization of the Korean People’s Army (KPA) and the diversification of its military capabilities.

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My Comment: A sobering assessment on North Korea's military capabilities.

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