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    Re: North Korea launch fails quickly after liftoff

    Well it is rocket science after all.....
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    Re: North Korea launch fails quickly after liftoff

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    Here's what I think. Ever see the movie "The Mouse That Roared"? North Korea WANTS the US to declare war on them so they can surrender and receive free aid from us.......... Well, it's either that or the new leader of NK is as loony as the old one..... Yea, I think it's this. LOL.
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    Re: North Korea launch fails quickly after liftoff

    If I could get away from the fact that someone(s) will likely be murdered for this, it'd be pretty funny.
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    Re: North Korea launch fails quickly after liftoff

    Quote Originally Posted by Connery View Post
    The embarrassment for North Korea can have far reaching implications and with several possible outcomes.

    "For a regime which stage-manages everything and almost never admits to failure, what has happened could not be more disastrous for North Korea. The rocket was meant as the piece de resistance in celebrating the centenary of Kim Il-sung, the founding father of the state. Instead, this has all backfired: publicly, miserably and spectacularly.

    First indications from neighbouring countries, who were anxiously monitoring the rocket, suggest the Unha-3 launch vehicle - in essence no different from a Taepodong intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) - exploded and broke into about 20 pieces, some 90 seconds after its launch.

    Adding to Pyongyang's discomfiture, this meant that the debris landed in South Korean seas west of the peninsula. Naturally Seoul at once sent teams to comb the waters.


    South Korea and the US are already warning that spy satellites have detected fresh earthworks at North Korea's nuclear test site at Punggye in the north-east, suggesting that a fresh nuclear test may be in the offing. That would be far more serious than a rocket. In both 2006 and 2009, Pyongyang's missile tests were followed by nuclear tests.

    The fear is that an embarrassed and embattled Kim Jong-un, or the generals around him, might react to their rocket failure with redoubled determination to cause a big bang that will work this time - and remind the world that North Korea is not to be laughed at or trifled with.

    China will exert pressure - more so than over the rocket - to head off any new nuclear test, but it may not succeed. Face has been badly lost, and pride is now at stake. This could be a dangerous moment, and things in North Korea may have to get worse before they get better.

    Alternatively, Pyongyang's technocrats and doves may finally seize their chance and see off the militarists."
    BBC News - Analysis: North Korea at crossroads after rocket fails






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    Re: North Korea launch fails quickly after liftoff

    Quote Originally Posted by Chiefgator View Post
    Well it is rocket science after all.....
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    Re: North Korea launch fails quickly after liftoff

    I think tank in Austrailia believes this will force them into a Nuclear test this year in attempt to save face. Let's hope not.
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    Re: North Korea launch fails quickly after liftoff

    Looks like Lil' Kim will go to bed without dinner. Obama pulled the food aid the North Koreans were supposed to get.

    "The U.S. will not go forward with planned food aid for North Korea after the nation's unsuccessful attempt to launch a long-range missile rocket, the White House said. "Despite the failure of its attempted missile launch, North Korea's provocative action threatens regional security, violates international law and contravenes its own recent commitments," the White House said in a statement condemning the launch."
    Worth it? Failed launch costs North Korea food aid | Fox News


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    Re: North Korea launch fails quickly after liftoff

    Was the engineer that lost submarine dude from Gilligan's Island?

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    Re: North Korea launch fails quickly after liftoff

    Quote Originally Posted by Connery View Post
    kinda reminds me of those cheesy finger cuffs..............
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