Sunday, December 31, 2017

Happy New Year North Korean Style


Daily Mail: Now that's a COLD war! North Korea marks the New Year by showing off its nuclear ambitions with ice sculptures of an intercontinental ballistic missile

* Many of the isolated nation's citizens spent New Year's Eve at the Pyongyang Ice Sculpture Festival
* Visitors took pictures in front of large ice sculptures of Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile
* It comes after a former top US military officer said the United States is closer than it has ever been to a nuclear war with North Korea

North Korea marked the New Year in typically hostile fashion by showing off the country's nuclear ambitions - with ice.

Many of the isolated nation's citizens spent New Year's Eve at the Pyongyang Ice Sculpture Festival on Kim Il Sung Square.

There, visitors took pictures with sculptures inspired by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's determination to build a nuclear arsenal.

Taking pride of place at the festival was aa massive - and phallic - ice sculpture depicting a Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).

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WNU Editor: Here is a good analysis on what could be 'North Korea's strategy to unify the peninsula .... Kim Jong-un’s strategy for a unified Korea (Stephen Bryen, Asia Times).

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