CHARLOTTE MCDONALD-GIBSON , SHAUN WALKER
March 27, 2013
The Communist dictatorship has issued daily warnings that it is preparing for an offensive that would break the armistice that ended the Korean war 70 years ago this year.
Its latest beligerent declaration was that conditions exist for a “nuclear war” between it and the hostile US-backed alliance it faces.
But amid footage of rocket attacks, army manoeuvres, and on-the-spot inspections by its leadership, it stretched credulity by publishing a sun-drenched scene of nine landing craft carrying marines to storm the beaches. At least half the boats were throwing up the same spray of water and the weather was suspiciously mild compared with other images from the exercises.
But as Winston Churchill once noted the lie was half way around the world before the truth caught up.
This article was posted: Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 5:56 am