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Monday, December 17, 2018

Satellite Photos Show North Korea Expanding Missile Base

Reprinted with permission from AlterNet.

 

On Wednesday, CNN reported that satellite evidence shows North Korea is upgrading a major missile base — and constructing what appears to be a new site:

The satellite imagery offers evidence that the Yeongjeo-dong missile base and a nearby, previously unreported site remain active and have been continuously upgraded, underscoring the reality of just how far apart Washington and Pyongyang are on the issue of denuclearization despite five months of sporadic talks.

While the base at Yeongjeo-dong has long been known to US intelligence agencies and analysts, researchers at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey told CNN that the images reveal construction on a new facility just seven miles away from the older site that had not been previously publicly identified.



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Deception: North Korea Maintains 16 Hidden Missile Bases

Reprinted with permission from Shareblue.

 

Satellite images reveal that North Korea has 16 hidden ballistic missile bases, including one within 80 miles of U.S. soldiers — evidence that the rogue regime has “engaged in a great deception” of the Trump administration, the New York Times reports.

One of the bases, known as Sakkanmol, is just 80 miles from U.S. troops in Seoul, South Korea. There are over 23,400 American soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines stationed in South Korea.

A few months ago, Trump told rallygoers he “fell in love” with Kim after they met.

If that’s true, North Korea is cheating on America.…

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons and one novel. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.com.