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LIGNET: North Korea to Test Missile That Could Reach California

Monday, 19 Mar 2012 12:23 PM

Image: LIGNET: North Korea to Test Missile That Could Reach California
A screen shot from North Korean video of the April 5, 2009, launch of a Taepodong-2 based rocket that North Korea claimed was intended to lift a satellite into orbit. A similar rocket will probably be used for North Korea’s planned launch next month.
North Korea says it’s going to use a long-range rocket next month to put a satellite into orbit. But the real purpose of the launch, it’s clear, is to test an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of delivering a nuclear payload as far as California. The new regime in North Korea is just as bad as the old, it seems. It could even turn out to be worse.

Click HERE to read the full analysis from top intelligence experts at LIGNET.com.


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