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Brace yourself in North Korea says it's rocket is now ready for lift off and that launched of course could happen at any time.
And just a short time ago secretary of state Hillary Clinton warning North Korea not to do it.
Not to go along with the long range of rocket launch so what is at stake if they do Korean ambassador John Bolton joins -- -- -- that it neck.
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If its launch was a successful launch.
Well it would show that they're able to put a satellite into earth orbit that's their stated objective that's a long way toward a capability to put an ICBM with with the warhead on top of it anywhere on earth.
Not that they can do it necessarily but are also rumors -- in the South Korean press that this is going to be followed by their third nuclear weapons test.
Which strikes me is test of a new design possibly.
Getting close to that point where they can made a warhead with a missile and that is very bad news indeed.
Put thinking technology from most -- that express a check out Ed in the wall lot of technology and then the shoppers -- I think it's a little bit of both I think they've been working on this for a long time I think they've got Russian and Chinese.
Experts that they've hired.
I think they're cooperating with the run and that may be the the story people don't appreciate they've worked with Iran on ballistic missile since 1998.
Probably on the nuclear side to.
And that's that's just something.
The US government doesn't seem to understand.
I've always wondered why China is -- more effective early is -- I think it's more of a willingness on China's part because that it oasis seemed to me that they certainly looked China.
Well I think it's a failure of will at the top of the Chinese Government Chinese say we don't want North Korea to have nuclear weapons because a nuclear weapons state on our border.
Creates instability in northeast Asia and they're right I mean I agree with the the notion they don't want a nuclear North Korea but they don't do any thing.
To stop -- and they could they supplying 90% of North Korea's energy -- -- huge amount of food and other humanitarian.
Assistance if they acted they could solve the problem but they haven't you know I thought into today read that the -- White House this morning told the journalists -- a number of news organizations that are over -- north bay in including our own I think.
And but not these are co opted by the north -- -- -- as I read -- -- -- as opposed to American journal.
I -- I didn't but imminent journalists were over there every time they speak they know that -- stay off camera is taking notes you can see it visibly as a I mean that the journalists or their trying to chip away and get information but it is not easy get information and and -- journalists we know pod they know that they are being allowed us.
Being choreographed well I get killed who's the administration to criticize journalists looking at this rocket on the launch pad when not a month ago the State Department was happening in the latest deal between the United States and North Korea in the so called moratorium -- the north and agreed to on nuclear and ballistic missile activities.
So it may be a little embarrassing for the administration that this deal got violated and maybe two weeks.
-- -- -- -- disconnect because of people -- negotiated the food the more diplomatic side of the North Korean government I wonder if they do with the military was doing because.
I you know I those -- -- of those people -- the food they are starting.
And you know I know I'm curious if they -- if they -- themselves sort of ambushed by the end of the military dead -- to launch this I think entirely so far running an authoritarian government I wouldn't tell my diplomats the truth I'd let him go out and lied to farmers with conviction and I think that's what the north Koreans do so lots of -- launch happens Thursday Friday Saturday.
If it's not successful is that.
Actually the units that could be it could be a career terminating experience for North -- rocket scientist but that that they've -- they must have confidence this time they wouldn't give it this much advance publicity and that that is very surprising -- of them and so on Sunday is -- hundredth anniversary of the birth of Kim -- son who is -- -- -- -- -- -- grid -- would take -- into the greatest later by the founder of the country which is another reason not to have this thing blow up but.
If in fact they succeed in putting something in orbit I don't think it'll be a communications satellite but whatever they put into orbit.
It will be a signal their ballistic missile program is increasingly sophisticated increasingly confident.
Increasingly -- threat and the food programs and did send out there without food.
Well I think the Chinese will will make up the difference and I think it's a symbol that the north Koreans felt they didn't need this deal with the United States.
That's I had breast I think they need the I think that they really do need the food I think this is not Smart of them and very painful it's gonna -- an awful lot of people.
But I think I think they need the food and that they executed this -- offer allow well I think they needed but I think the Chinese want to make sure that the north Koreans say on their side of the -- and every rather than coming across the border stated I want those refugees in China and -- -- Dennis hybrid and a best my sister and.
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