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calendar   Tuesday - July 21, 2009

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Crazy Junta In Burma Trying To Get Nukes??




Oh brother. Here we go again. Geez, if there’s one country even more whacked out than North Korea, it’s got to be that Looney Tune in “Myanmar”. You know, the tinpot tyrant who wouldn’t accept any international aid after the typhoon smashed half his country, because all the aid workers were spies bent on his overthrow? Yeah, him. Whack-a-doodle-dipshit.


SEOUL, South Korea — The recent aborted voyage of a North Korean ship, photographs of massive tunnels and a top secret meeting have raised alarm bells that one of the world’s poorest nations may be aspiring to join the nuclear club — with help from its friends in Pyongyang. No one expects military-run Burma, renamed Myanmar, to obtain an atomic bomb anytime soon, but experts have the Southeast Asian nation on their radar screen.

“There’s suspicion that something is going on, and increasingly that cooperation with North Korea may have a nuclear undercurrent. We are very much looking into it,” says David Albright, president of the Institute for Science and International Security, a Washington, D.C. think tank.

The issue is expected to be discussed, at least on the sidelines, at this week’s ASEAN Regional Forum, a major security conference hosted by Thailand. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, along with representatives from North Korea and Burma, will attend.

Alert signals sounded recently when a North Korean freighter, the Kang Nam I, headed toward Burma with undisclosed cargo. Shadowed by the U.S. Navy, it reversed course and returned home earlier this month.

It is still not clear what was aboard. U.S. and South Korean officials suspected artillery and other non-nuclear arms, but one South Korean intelligence expert, citing satellite imagery, says the ship’s mission appeared to be related to a Burma nuclear program and also carried Scud-type missiles.



This is the ship that the destroyer John McCain was shadowing, right? Brinksmanship on the high seas.



Hey Navy - how about a heavy duty torpedo that also carries broadband radio jamming gear? Use a sub to find your target, Fire One! Fire Two! and each torp releases a jamming buoy 10 seconds before impact. The buoys run for 3 hours, generating white noise with a 5 mile effective radius on all frequencies, then shut down and sink.  At a depth of 200 feet they self destruct. Annoying NorK freighter? What annoying NorK freighter? We don know nuttin bout dat.


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