North Korea dispatched covert commando teams to the United States in the 1990s to attack nuclear power plants and major cities in a conflict, according to a declassified Defense Intelligence Agency report.
The DIA report, dated Sept. 13, 2004, reveals that five units of covert commandos were trained for the attacks inside the country.
According to the report, the “Reconnaissance Bureau, North Korea, had agents in place to attack American nuclear power plants.”
In response to Sony’s refusal to release The Interview over threats of violence from hackers believed to be angry over the comedy’s plot involving the assassination of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un several theaters said they would screen Team America: World Police instead. However, Paramount won’t allow their North Korean dictator assassination comedy to be screened either.
A secret North Korean document obtained by Western intelligence states that dictator Kim Jong-il conceived and directed a program to kidnap foreigners and bring them to his communist country to force them to become spies against their homelands, The Washington Times has learned.
President Barack Obama’s reported nominee to be the next Secretary of Defense advocated U.S. strikes on North Korean missile in 2006, a position that could come up in future nomination hearings on Capitol Hill.
North Korea recently conducted a test of an ejection launcher that U.S. intelligence agencies assess is part of Pyongyang’s recently discovered submarine-launched ballistic missile program.