Sunday, 27 April 2008

Fully fledged communism in the 21st Century

This video of Paul Koontz as a tourist in North Korea is a must see.

Also in the Sunday Times today, Kim Jong-il builds ‘Thunderbirds’ runway for war in North Korea
An airbase inside a mountain is the latest sign that North Korea, whose links to Syria’s nuclear programme came to light last week, is cranking up its military machine
Michael Sheridan, Far East Correspondent, and Uzi Mahnaimiin in Tel Aviv

North Korean military engineers are completing an underground runway beneath a mountain that can protect fighter aircraft from attack until they take off at high speed through the mouth of a tunnel.

Hat tip Samizdata

2 comments:

Roland Dodds said...

Kim’s regime has been taking its cues from popular fiction for years (namely 1984), so ripping off Thunderbirds doesn’t seem too far off! :)

marvin said...

And still there's some ridiculously bizarre Westerners who stand in solidarity with NK and China's brutal communist regime.