North Korea parades military might and warns US amid fears of nuclear test

North Korea has held a vast military parade to celebrate the birth of its founding father, Kim Il-sung, and warned that it was prepared to take the “toughest” action unless the US ended its “military hysteria”, as speculation grows that the regime is preparing to conduct a nuclear test.

On a sunny Saturday morning in the capital, Pyongyang, military vehicles and tens of thousands of soldiers filled Kim Il-sung square as a band played rousing military music, the instruments falling silent for oaths of loyalty to the country’s leader, Kim Jong-un.

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  • Spatchcocked

    Just one MOAB……just one is all it would take at that clambake the Norks are having.

    Is that too much to ask Heavenly Father?

    Apropos of nothing I just noticed that Pope Fwancis is a doppelgänger for Fred Gwynn. It’s uncanny.

    Popemobile 54 where are you?

    • andycanuck

      Or Francis the Talking Mule.

    • If Thae Yong-Ho is right, this may not be needed.

      This sort of parade is smoke and mirrors.

      It’s time for a coup.

  • How the hell does a clusterfuck like North Korea manage to exist?

    The epitome of unaccountable government. Even term limits to one generation would be a step forward.

  • andycanuck

    And then everyone had some grass soup to celebrate!

  • Linda1000
  • Spatchcocked

    Nononono…..Francis the mule had waaaay longer ears than Pope Dope.

    That’s how you can tell them apart……at least that’s how I do.

  • Norman_In_New_York

    The North Koreans have been blustering for years. It takes someone like Trump to call their bluff.