The Long and Short of Nukes and Koreans

Posted March 6, 2017 10:07 pm by admin

The North Koreans have tested yet another potentially-intercontinental missile, this one reaching scant 1000 km before crashing into the sea.  Not bad, some might say, for the impoverished country, but one uses the term ‘intercontinental’ with a grain of salt, for they have a long way to go yet.  The distance from Pyongyang to Los Angeles is 9569 km, so any long-jong missile has to have another 8000 kilometres of juice before it can hit the continental U.S.  Anchorage is 3000 km closer, but what’s the benefit of nukeing Alaska?  For the U.S.-hating Kim Jong-Un, Beverly Hills makes a much


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