Tag Archives: North Korea

Latest Ghost Ships Wash Ashore in Japan

A derelict wooden boat washed ashore on Monday on Miyazawa beach in the northwest of Japan’s main island Honshu. The boat’s only cargo was eight skeletons. Evidence suggests that the boat and the bones came from North Korea. This boat is … Continue reading

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North Korea’s Dangerous & Decrepit Submarine Fleet

Last Saturday, a North Korean submarine fired a ballistic missile while submerged off the country’s eastern coast.  The missile was successfully ejected from the submarine but the missile was believed to have failed in its initial flight stage. This was the … Continue reading

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Ghost Fleet Washes Ashore on Japan’s Coast — 11 Boats, 25 Bodies

In the last two months, eleven wooden fishing vessels have drifted ashore from the Sea of Japan on the Japanese coast. On board were 25 badly decomposed bodies. The vessels contained nets and fishing gear and are believed to have come from … Continue reading

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The Mystery of North Korea’s Chong Chon Gang – Smuggling What, to Where, and Why?

The story is dramatic. The North Korean 14,000 dwt bulk carrier Chong Chon Gang was stopped by the Panama Canal Authority. A container, believed to carry undeclared military weapons was found hidden in a cargo of bagged sugar. The Korean … Continue reading

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Stealth Sub Jimmy Carter Ready to Spy on North Korea

In August of this year, ex-President Jimmy Carter traveled to North Korea on a diplomatic mission to free a captive American.  Now the submarine which bears his name is reported to be nearing North Korea as well.   Following the shelling of … Continue reading

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North Korean Torpedo Sank Patrol Ship – “There is No Other Plausible Explanation”

Now that a South Korean investigation has concluded that a North Korean torpedo sank the South Korean Corvette Cheonan killing 46 sailors, the real question becomes, how to respond? Torpedo accusation raises Korean security stakes

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