NORTH KOREA

North Korea Threatens to “sweep Guam from the surface of the earth” for B-1 Fly-bys

by John Galt September 22, 2016 21:15 ET In the world of “yes, the dangerous little nut job in North Korea is up to it again” file, tonight he decided to raise the stakes a little bit more after promising last night to “completely reduce to ashes Seoul” because of this week’s fly-by of U.S. strategic bombers. From Yonhap News tonight: Strategic bombers made closest-ever flight to N. Korea: U.S. military (excerpt) Two U.S. Air Force B-1B strategic bombers this week made the closest-ever flight to North Korea to warn the…


Shortwave Radio Still Matters Part 2: North Korea Resumes Spy Numbers Broadcast

by John Galt July 20, 2016 19:00 ET Last week it was the allegedly phony coup in Turkey. Fast forward to this week and here we area gain, with the old Spy Number station making a comeback in North Korea, 16 years after the allegedly “Cold War” ended between North and South Korea. From Yonhap News: N. Korea resumes encrypted number broadcasting 2016/07/19 14:44 SEOUL, July 19 (Yonhap) — North Korea has resumed the broadcasting of encrypted numbers, a method used in the past to send messages to spies operating in…


North Korea Fires 3 Missiles Tonight and No One Cares

by John Galt July 18, 2016 19:10 ET Sad isn’t it? Turkey has a false flag coup, the United States experiences a rash of racist inspired terrorist attacks on police, and the Republicans have a convention full of morons acting like us little people don’t even matter. Which means, guess what? That’s right, the short little turd in North Korea felt the need to fire 3 Intermediate Range Ballistic Missiles into the ocean to prove that he still has a steady supply of Viagra. From the South China Morning Post: North…


03.03 BREAKING NEWS: N. Korea Orders Nuclear Weapons ready for Immediate Use

by John Galt March 3, 2016 19:25 ET BREAKING IN THE LAST 20 MINUTES VIA YONHAP NEWS, SOUTH KOREA: N. Korean leader orders nuclear weapons to be made ready for use 2016/03/04 07:06 SEOUL, March 4 (Yonhap) — North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Friday ordered the country’s nuclear weapons to be made ready for use at a moment’s notice. He also said the communist country will revise its military posture so it can be ready to carry out pre-emptive attacks, stressing that the current situation has become very precarious, according…


Remember When: Donald J. ‘Captain Insano’ Trump said Dennis Rodman made a “Smart” Trip to North Korea

by John Galt January 18, 2016 20:45 ET Really? Amerika is considering giving the nuclear football to a man who thought Dennis Rodman was smart about anything? What happened to Reagan Conservatism and Libertarians as I knew them, sigh. According to Donald Trump it was a good thing that this clown was smart to negotiate with a the little nutcase who kills his citizens via starvation and loves Katy Perry’s Firework while threatening the United States with nuclear annihilation: (via Politico March 14, 2013): Trump praises ‘smart’ Rodman trip Following the…


01.06.15 N. Korean Nuclear Deathburger Marketwatch: Nork Test Causes Almost 200 Point US Futures Plunge!

by John Galt January 5, 2016, 2015 22:25 ET   Yeah, so much for a quiet day in trading today on low volume and a mixed close. North Korea apparently has put an end to that with their reported nuclear test this evening. Guess what time the test occurred on this chart (via Investing.com): Yup, first the China news posted here earlier then right after 9 p.m. ET real panic set in as the realization that the short little twerp is up to no good again; except this time he has…


01.05 21:05 ET – BREAKING NEWS – (UPDATE 22:33 ET) N KOREA CONFIRMS NUCLEAR TEST TONIGHT

by John Galt January 5, 2016, 2015 21:05 ET 22:32 ET – URGENT BREAKING NEWS VIA NHK/BLOOMBERG ASIA: NORTH KOREA CONFIRMS THIS WAS A SUCCESSFUL HYDROGEN BOMB TEST. 22:30 ET – URGENT LEAD UPDATE FROM YONHAP NEWS (S KOREA): (LEAD) S. Korea says ‘high possibility’ of nuke test by N. Korea 2016/01/06 12:26 SEOUL, Jan. 6 (Yonhap) – The South Korean meteorological administration is trying to verify whether North Korea has conducted a nuclear test after detecting an “artificial earthquake” of magnitude 4.3 near the North’s nuclear test site, officials said…


08.23 12:45 ET BREAKING NEWS: Huge Explosion at US Military Base in Kanagawa, Japan (Video)

by John Galt August 23, 2015 12:45 ET Video of the explosions which are obviously munitions detonating: Stay tuned as in the past left wing extremists were the primary suspects in the last attack. This time with the Koreas on edge, it might be something far worse. 13:05 ET UPDATE: Two Tweets just came through to make you think about this the rest of the day:


05.09 BREAKING NEWS: North Korea Claims to have Tested SLBM

by John Galt May 09 2015 08:05 ET In what can only be declared a provocative move if verified, the North Korean government claims to have launched a Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile (SLBM) which can only be classified as a first strike weapon to be paired with it’s nuclear warhead inventory. The South Korean government is properly alarmed but no comment has been issued by the United States as of 8 a.m. ET this morning. The full story from the South Korea’s Yonhap News: N. Korea test-fires underwater ballistic missile: KCNA…



If I am China, Russia, North Korea, etc. I would Invade the Wussified U.S.A. Tomorrow

by John Galt January 16, 2015 18:55 ET As if the stories about banning sledding on snow covered hills wasn’t a sign, or the government investigating parents for, gasp, allowing their children to walk home from a park all alone a sign of PC wussiness going into overdrive, along comes Secretary of State John Kerry who served in Vietnam, won two medals for mosquito bites then threw them over the White House fence so he could prove he is a man. What did Secretary Lurch do today? Instead of showing up…


East Asian Waters to have NO US Aircraft Carriers for Several Months in 2015

by John Galt December 4, 2014 23:15 ET Welcome back to 1931 boys and girls. The United States Navy, the best passenger liner for our brave and beloved USMC, is currently only operating two aircraft carriers on active duty in the entire world: USS Carl Vinson – Supporting operations against ISIS from the Persian Gulf USS John C Stennis – Just deported its home port in Washington State That’s right, you are not going insane or losing your eyesight as there are no carriers in the Med, none in the Atlantic,…


What if it is not Ebola but a BioWarfare Weapon?

by John Galt October 2, 2014 10:15 ET This afternoon during my daily drives around paradise as part of my profession, I took the occasion to listen to the Sean Hannity Radio Show, something which happens infrequently due to my busy schedule.  At the bottom of the first hour a caller named “Mike” who claimed to be a scientist and  CEO of a large corporation during which he claimed that the government is in fact lying and that the disease currently causing problems in Dallas, TX and throughout West Africa is…


China’s 39th Army Starts Exercises on the North Korean Border as NK Prepares for a Nuclear Test

by John Galt April 27, 2014 21:40 ET As the Ukraine starts to burn more rapidly, North Korea has threatened to begin another round of nuclear weapon and ballistic missile tests, which in turn has pushed China into action. From the South Korean news website, Chosun Ilbo: Chinese Troops Stage Exercise Near N.Korean Border The 39th Army, a major Chinese military unit that would be deployed to the Korean Peninsula in a war, carried out an emergency mobilization drill near the North Korean border recently, the official CCTV reported on Saturday….


03.03 Overnight Asian-Middle East Market Watch: Japan Don’t like Borscht

  by John Galt March 2, 2014 20:15 ET To say the markets have opened up in a dour mood about the non-military military based invasion of the Crimea and threatened action in the Eastern Ukraine by Russia is an understatement. Japan’s Nikkei 225 has opened up down about 2.50% to start this evening’s festivities (charts via YahooFinance): South Korea is not doing much better down just over 1%, especially since the North fired more short range missiles this morning:   Australia is no fan of what Russia is up to…


The North Korean Purge Could Start a Regional War

  by John Galt December  17, 2013 05:30 ET The recent execution of Kim Jong Un’s uncle several days ago has far greater implications than just the regional distrust which has now been expanded from Beijing to Tokyo; it is of such a dramatic shift in policy that indeed, the threat of a rapid, decisive, regional war could begin without warning. How severe is the concern in South Korea? Watch the following video via Reuters posted at the PBS website on the story to get a clue and see if this…


If Gold Sucks, then Why is North Korea Allegedly Selling it to save their Economy?

  by John Galt December  10, 2013 22:25 ET Gee, if we were to believe CNBC/FBN/Bloomberg and the mainstream media, then we would assume that gold sucks and isn’t real money. Of course that theory is blow up by stories like this one from Yonhap News from South Korea tonight: N. Korea sells gold in sign of imminent economic collapse: source SEOUL, Dec. 11 (Yonhap) — North Korea has begun to sell large amounts of gold to China in a bid to tide over its economic crisis, multiple sources familiar with…


And once again, Our Tax Dollars Spent on ABM Technology is a Spectacular Flop

  by John Galt July 6, 2013 18:50 ET Think the US media is going to highlight this technological disaster? Nope, no way. The US attempted another test of its ICBM Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) technology over the Pacific Ocean and once again it was a spectacular flop. From Russia Today (note, not US sources): US ABM test failure mars $1bn N. Korea defense plan A $214-million test launch of the only US defense against long-range ballistic missile attacks failed to hit its target over the Pacific Ocean, according to the Missile…



Whew! 2013 Unofficial official “War Cancel” Now Issued for North Korea

  by John Galt May 6, 2013 23:00 EDT After a productive (?),  okay 4 martini business meeting in the Naples-Fort Myers area, I return home to find out that the big war in Korea was once again, for the umpteenth year in a row,  unofficially officially cancelled. First the headline and story from Yonhap News: N. Korea lifts highest combat alert: Seoul gov’t source SEOUL, May 7 (Yonhap) — North Korea appears to have lifted its highest combat alert issued in March and completely withdrawn two mid-range missiles from its…


Relief Sweeps America as North Korea Again Denies Involvement in Boston Bombing

  by John Galt April 20, 2013 16:00 EDT In news that will cause waves of relief  and exultation from NORAD as the the thought of going toe to toe with Pyongyang in a nuclear missile exchange, America can now celebrate as we were not, in fact they have categorically denied that they were involved at all, I repeat not attacked by North Korea at the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2013. This was re-verified by the regime in a story published today by the South Korean Yonhap News Agency:…


Obama Drops Support of anti-N. Korea Groups but Supports anti-Israeli Groups

  by John Galt April 17, 2013 18:00 EDT Increase support for his closet religion by providing billions to anti-Israeli governments and groups like the Muslim Brotherhood: CHECK! Stop support for anti-communist groups who support freedom in South Korea: CHECK! MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!!!! What in the world is ye old Galster yapping about now? First, let’s rewind to way ,way, way back on March 25, 2013 when we were all much younger and this Newsmax article: Egyptians Angry with Obama for Backing Muslim Brotherhood’s Morsi   That’s right, over $1 billion in…


4/15 Korean News Alert: North Korea threatens to Blitz South with Military Attack

  by John Galt April 15, 2013 16:30 EDT From Yonhap News in South Korea:   In ‘ultimatum,’ N. Korea vows blitz attack on S. Korea By Lee Chi-dong   SEOUL/WASHINGTON, April 16 (Yonhap) — North Korea’s military on Tuesday issued an “ultimatum” saying it would launch retaliation against South Korea without warning if “anti-North Korean” activities continue in the South.   “The supreme command of the Korean People’s Army Tuesday issued an ultimatum to the South Korean puppet group,” Pyongyang’s official news agency, KCNA, said in an English-version article.  …


4/11 2000 ET Korea Crisis Update: The North Koreans Can Launch a Nuke on a Missile

  by John Galt April 11, 2013 20:00EDT   The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), America’s real overseas intelligence analysts, created a classified report that someone in the Pentagon apparently leaked to wake some people up on Capitol Hill as this story from the Wall Street Journal outlines: U.S. Upgrades North Korea Nuclear Risk Pentagon Report Says North Korea May Have Ability to Launch Nuclear Missile Previously, experts didn’t think Pyongyang had the expertise to build a warhead small enough to affix to a missile. The new assessment was divulged Thursday at…


4/11 0530 ET Korea Crisis Update: The Quiet Before the Storm

  by John Galt April 11, 2013 05:30 EDT The eerie quiet in North Korea seems to be an indication, if past patterns are any indication, of a coming storm of action and activity.  Overnight the focus seemed to be the shell game of moving and relocating various launchers around airfields and the raising of launch ramps into the firing position only to have nothing happen. Kim Jong-un appears to have a less than unified front in control of his own military and some analysts are wondering if he is calling…


4/10 1900 ET Korean Crisis Update: Good Morning Koreanam

  by John Galt April 10, 2013 19:00 EDT There is a lot of speculation, including yours truly, that a WMD attack with swift, shocking results would create the largest dilemma for the United States, Japan, and their allies. Another postulation making the rounds is what if North Korea launched a limited conventional attack on the South then both parties sued for peace leaving the U.S. with egg on its face as China brokers a long term treaty which permanently ends the war between the two nations. This would be a…


4/10 0600 ET – Korea Crisis Update

  by John Galt April 10, 2013 06:00 EDT The news cycle appears to have slowed down slightly but postings (to be treated as hearsay for now) from West Coast U.S. residents on various message boards seem to indicate elevated movement of American military assets at bases in California and Washington state. That is to be treated as it is, only observations from posters and not as a verified fact but it would not surprise anyone based on the tensions in the regions. Here are the headlines from overnight via Yonhap…


North Korea Update 4/9 22:30 ET: DPRK Preparing for Multiple Missile Launches

  by John Galt April 9, 2013 22:30 EDT The Twitter headlines and stories from Yonhap News in South Korea say it best as things continue to heat up and apparently the North Koreans are preparing an IRBM launch along with possibly some shorter range missile launches per Yonhap News:   Officials in Seoul say there are possibilities that the North may fire off several missiles from different sites, in case of an unsuccessful launch of the Musudan missile, which has never been tested before.    According to satellite imagery, four…


The Chinese Colonel who accused the US of H7N9 Biowarfare Wants a Conflict with the U.S.

  by John Galt April 9, 2013 20:10 EDT As if North Korea does not have our eyes fixated waiting for an IRBM launch to occur any minute now, Bill Gertz in the Washington Free Beacon drops this bombshell: Chinese colonel says latest bird flu virus is U.S. biological weapon What makes the story interesting is where it was revealed (from the story linked above): A Chinese Air Force officer on Saturday accused the U.S. government of creating the new strain of bird flu now afflicting parts of China as a…


NORTH KOREA ALERT – BREAKING 4/9 19:10 ET: US Forces in S Korea moved to WATCHON 2

  by John Galt April 9, 2013 19:10 EDT   Head up with this Tweet via Nathan J Hunt in the region: Gregor Peter ‏@L0gg0l 8m U.S-South Korean command moved to WATCHCON 2 which ‘is in effect amidst indications of a vital threat.’ Next level would be war Retweeted by Nathan J Hunt This means all forces are now on a trigger finger and things will begin to get somewhat quieter on the US military front as far as dissemination of news. However elevated levels of activity at all US West…


North Korea Crisis: The US West Coast IS Vulnerable to WMD Attack

  by John Galt April 8, 2013 2100 EDT Initially when the current crisis between the United States and North Korea accelerated I dismissed the possibility of a North Korean attack on the United States with nuclear weapons as a remote fantasy due to the crude status of their ICBM technology. From that perspective I was correct and hopefully I did not confer a false sense of security to anyone in the United States about the danger from the little nut job north of the 38th Parallel; I admit now that…


4/3 Life in the Bullseye – South Korean KOSPI down over 1% again

  by John Galt April 3, 2013 21:00 EDT Just wow. I feel bad for the people of South Korea and hope that all the North is doing is a game of bluster for further negotiations but many experts do not think so. Thus why the South Korean stock market remains under pressure again tonight:   Get ready for more heavy selling if there is any indication of military activity by the North….


4/3 20:00 EDT North Korea Crisis Update – Kaesong workers Blocked from Crossing Border Day 2

  by John Galt April 3, 2013 20:01 EDT The news flow is disturbing with unconfirmed stories of elevated DEFCON status for US Pacific forces to hard news stories like this one from Yonhap News in South Korea: N. Korea maintains entry ban on Kaesong complex SEOUL, April 4 (Yonhap) — North Korea on Thursday maintained its entry ban on South Korean workers and cargo wanting to go to the inter-Korean industrial park in Kaesong for the second day despite Seoul’s calls to lift the passage restrictions, checkpoint authorities said.   …


04/03 16:01 EDT BREAKING: North Korean Leadership Approves Nuke Strikes Against US

  by John Galt April 3, 2013 16:01 EDT   N. Korea approves nuclear strike on US (ITV) 4 pm ET – SEOUL — The North Korean army said Thursday it had final approval to launch “merciless” military strikes on the United States, involving the possible use of “cutting-edge” nuclear weapons. In a statement published by the official KCNA news agency, the General Staff of the Korean People’s Army (KPA) said it was formally informing Washington that reckless US threats would be “smashed by… cutting-edge smaller, lighter and diversified nuclear strike…


4/3 05:30 ET Korea Conflict Update

  by John Galt April 3, 2013 05:30 EDT While we were napping overnight: From Yonhap News: Defense ministry considers military options for workers at Kaesong industrial zone By Kim Eun-jung SEOUL, April 3 (Yonhap) — Seoul’s defense chief said Wednesday the military is considering all available options, including possible military action, to ensure the safety of the hundreds of South Koreans who remain in the North’s border town of Kaesong after the communist state cut off access to a joint industrial complex there.   Early Wednesday, Pyongyang banned South Korean workers…


4/2 22:18 EDT URGENT: S Korean Workers allowed to leave Kaesong Facility; Entry from South Blocked

  by John Galt April 2, 2013 22:18 EDT   The latest from Yonhap News in South Korea indicates along with wire reports that workers are allowed to leave and return home but the next shift is not permitted to enter into the North for work. This was considered by some regional experts on the mainstream media to be a dramatic sign of escalation and POSSIBLY preparation for imminent military action by the North. The article linked below from Frank Gaffney via the Washington Times this morning gives a great summary…


4/2 2120 EDT: Philippines puts 2 C-130 Transports on Standby to Evacuate Non-Essential Personnel from South Korea

  by John Galt April 2, 2013 21:20 EDT  Special thanks to ‘Diamonds’ at Timebomb2000.com for this heads up…. It just keeps getting hotter by the minute gang; from the website Interacksyon in the Philippines: Philippines puts C-130 planes on standby for possible evacuation of OFWs in South Korea By: Abigail C. Kwok, InterAksyon.com April 2, 2013 3:07 PM One of two C-130 cargo planes placed on standby by the Philippine Air Force. (AFP file photo) The Philippine Air Force has placed on standby two of its C130 planes for the…


4/2 20:25 – URGENT – North Korea holds up South Korean Workers Departure to Kaesong Complex

  by John Galt April 2, 2013 20:30 ET Breaking on Yonhap News via South Korea:   UPDATED FROM THE Bangkok Post about 5 minutes ago (2050 EDT): NKorea delays SKorea entry to Kaesong industrial park North Korea on Wednesday delayed the entry of South Koreans to a joint industrial complex in a rare move amid high tensions on the Korean peninsula, the South’s Unification Ministry said. Vehicles line up at a South Korean military check point on the road to the Kaesong Industrial complex across the border in North Korea,…


If North Korea Starts a War the United States Will Lose

  by John Galt April 2, 2013 05:00 ET   At this moment, imagine the reality of the world we live in and not the dictates of the psycho-babble globalist controlled mainstream media. The Chinese Communist Party is in disarray as a new leadership is ushered into power with strong influence from the People’s Liberation Army who wishes to exert its power over East Asia and permanently eradicate the dominance and necessity of dealings with the United States. In North Korea the new leadership is splintering the military elites, Kim Jong-Un…


4.26.12 HARD*CORE*NEWS

by John Galt April 26, 2012 21:30 ET   Click on any link below to read the story in full:   Group: Michelle Obama’s Spain trip cost taxpayers $467k Miami’s vice: Nearly 300 never-driven Priuses found After Arguments, Trial Judge Rules for Legislature in Power Struggle EXCLUSIVE: DOES THIS GIRL LOOK LIKE A TERRORIST? Secret Service expands misconduct probe to El Salvador: lawmakers Secret Service Repaired Personal Cars Instead of Presidential Limos Official: Israel, others could strike Iran Japanese gov is shifting from decontamination to evacuation Russia has no illusions over…


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