North Korea postures with missiles, threatens to upstage Trump inauguration with launches

North Korea postures with missiles, threatens to upstage Trump inauguration with launches
Dear Shipmate watches sub sailors take a bow after mighty and powerful ballistic missile launch in 2015. (Image: Screen grab of North Korean state video via YouTube, stimmekoreas (user))

[Ed. – Talk about a tinpot dictator badly in need of a non-consensual “reset.”]

North Korea is ‘readying two intercontinental ballistic missiles’ to ‘nuke’ Donald’s Trump inauguration, it’s been reported.

Military officials say the rogue state wants to send a “strategic message” to the incoming US President  by timing launches to ruin his big day tomorrow.

In a statement, South Korea’s Joint Chief of Staff said the reports could not be confirmed but said the military was monitoring the situation closely.

However, according to news reports in South Korea two missiles have already been placed on mobile launchers.

The devices “are estimated to not exceed 15 meters (50 feet) in length, making them shorter than the North’s existing ICBMs.”

A news agency quoted unnamed military officials as saying the North was attempting to send a “strategic message” to incoming Trump ahead of his inauguration tomorrow.

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