43 articles tagged "North Korea"
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Is North Korea’s Hydrogen Bomb Real - Or Part of a Nuclear Propaganda War?
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 7, 2017

Intelligence experts now agree the test was likely just “a uranium or mixed uranium-plutonium implosion.”

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Israel Bares NKorean-Syrian WMD Complicity, but Neglects Fresh Iranian Thrust into Syria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 7, 2017

Instead, an Israeli air strike hit a North Korean-linked Syrian chemical weapons facility.

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Who hit NKorean-linked Syrian chemical plant?
DEBKAfile Special Report September 7, 2017

Syrian opposition media named Israel as responsible for air strikes over Syria before dawn Thursday, Sept. 7 - in particular the attack which targeted the Scientific Studies Researchers Center, CERS), at Masyaf, 38km west of Hama in central Syria. debkafile: A  confidential UN report strongly indicated that Syria and North Korea had long collaborated in the development of chemical and other prohibited weapons, giving the US good reason for conducting this attack.

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Powers may end up with Iranian model for NKorea
DEBKAfile Exclusive Analysis September 3, 2017

Even North Korea’s 150-kiloton hydrogen bomb and its avowed ability to fit it onto an intercontinental ballistic missile, as Kim Jong-un demonstrated Sunday, Sept. 3, has so far drawn nothing more decisive from the world’s powers but words of condemnation and threats of stronger sanctions. But he has scorned all former measures because they were imposed piecemeal and never fully followed through. But most of all, because the big powers never got together for united action.

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Hydrogen bomb in NKorea’s biggest nuclear test yet
DEBKAfile Special Report September 3, 2017

North Korea celebrated its sixth and most powerful nuclear test Sunday, boasting it had launched a hydrogen bomb outfitted for intercontinental ballistic missiles. The US Geological Survey recorded a 6.3 magnitude earth tremor, felt and confirmed in Seoul and China, from North Korea’s test side in Punggye-ri in the northeast region. Seismic experts with Norway’s Norsar estimate an explosive yield of about 120 kilotons.

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Trump: What NKorea is doing can’t be allowed
DEBKAfile Special Report August 11, 2017

US President Donald Trump toughened his stance on North Korea in remarks to reporters Thursday night, Aug. 10. Rejecting criticism at home of his “fire and fury” threat, Trump said: “They’ve been doing this to our country for a long time, for many years, and it’s about time that somebody stuck up for the people of this country. So, if anything, maybe that statement wasn’t tough enough.”

 

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What Is Missing from the Fiery US-North Korean Rhetoric?
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 10, 2017

While bashing Pyongyang, Trump misses out on its nuclear & missile traffic with Iran and other rogue states.

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Mattis warns NKorea to stop before it is destroyed
DEBKAfile Special Report August 9, 2017

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned North Korea in the strongest terms Wednesday, Aug. 9 to stop any action that would lead to the “end of its regime” and the destruction of its people.”
He said in a statement: "The DPRK must choose to stop isolating itself and stand down its pursuit of nuclear weapons.

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North Korea at nuclear threshold. What about Iran?
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 8, 2017

In a White Paper published last week, the Japanese Defense Ministry concluded that there is evidence that North Korea had achieved miniaturization of nuclear weapons, meaning that it could build a nuclear warhead small enough to fit onto an intercontinental ballistic missile. Hardly anyone noticed that this week, North Korea and Iran signed a series of new military accords which are no less dangerous to world peace.
 

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Asian Setback for Trump: North Korean ICBM Sets off Russian-Chinese Détente
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 6, 2017

Trump did not grasp Kim Jong Un’s capacity for bringing Xi and Putin together to confront the US.

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The Bad Guys Are Not (Yet) Impressed by the New Sheriff
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report April 27, 2017

Trump’s military steps have not deflected Kim Jong-un or Ayatollah Khamenei from their nuclear goals.

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US THAADs to South Korea. China launches carrier
DEBKAfile Special Report April 26, 2017

The US early Wednesday, April 26, began moving THAAD missile defense systems to central South Korea opposite the border with the North. Tuesday, the USS Michigan nuclear submarine docked in South Korea, after the North began a large-scale, long-range artillery fire drill. 

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WHouse calls all US Senators for NKorea briefing
DEBKAfile Special Report April 24, 2017

President Donald Trump, who spoke Sunday with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said: The status quo in North Korea is unacceptable. It’s a big problem, has been for decades and we must finally solve it.”

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Iran’s Missile Test Disguised a Failed Satellite Launch into Orbit
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 2, 2017

The Trump administration will not stand for Iran using military satellites.

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Oct. 21 cyberattack: rehearsal for US Election?
DEBKAfile Special Report October 22, 2016

The large-scale cyberattack on October 21 used millions of internet-connected devices to flood the infrastructure of one of the biggest internet routing companies in the US with malicious traffic until it crashed. .

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NSA mole took codes targeting US cyber enemies
DEBKAfile Special Report October 6, 2016

Harold Martin's admission revealed that valuable sources of human intelligence (humint) and signal intelligence (sigint) had been compromised and assets were in danger of elimination.

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Two Nuclear Rogues Talk Nuclear Business
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 31, 2016

A North Korean sales delegation spent two weeks in Tehran this month for negotiating nuclear and missiles transactions. This time Pyongyang wants cash not just an oil commitment, but Tehran is making an effort to come up with the funds.

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Iran’s Secret Bid for 5 North Korean Miniaturized Nuclear Warheads
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 17, 2016

Tehran is offering North Korea up to $10bn released by lifted sanctions to buy the North Korean nuclear warheads that are small enough to fit on its ballistic missiles.

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Kim Jong un toys with the Internet
The Sony hacking must have involved an insider with access to company computers
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report December 23, 2014

The hacking attack on Sony most likely had a Sony insider accomplice, says debkafile - a staff member with high security cover and direct access to the company’s computers. Finding this culprit and establishing his (or her) ties to North Korea would give President Obama evidence of Pyongyang’s culpability. But the US is rightly walking on eggs, lest a frontal collision cause more damage.  

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Mohammad Zarif
Tehran Shops for Furtive Detonator Testing Technology from China, NKorea
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 29, 2014

Iran’s nuclear moderates, Rouhani and Zarif, are isolated at home with Khamenei and the Revolutionary Guards blocking any concessions and seeking new technology from China and North Korea.

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