Don't Fall Asleep at a Meeting

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  1. AvianQuest

    AvianQuest Elite Refuge Member Flyway Manager

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    North Korea reportedly executed defense chief by anti-aircraft gunfire

    Even for grizzled experts well steeped in the brutal and often bizarre ways of the North Korean regime, the method of execution employed for the secretive nation’s late military chief seems extreme.

    Defense Minister Hyon Yong Choi reportedly was killed by anti-aircraft artillery fire about two weeks ago, for reasons ranging from his having dozed off at a high-level meeting to having blown a crucial arms deal with Russia, depending on various reports filtering from North Korea.

    “This is clearly a form of intimidation bordering on pure cruelty,” Michael O’Hanlon, a national-security analyst at the Brookings Institution think tank in Washington, told McClatchy.

    According to reports citing South Korea’s spy agency, Hyon was killed by anti-aircraft gunfire at a military school in front of hundreds of people in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang...

    http://www.seattletimes.com/nation-...cuted-defense-chief-by-anti-aircraft-gunfire/
     
  2. HARD-UP

    HARD-UP Senior Refuge Member

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    Might be a good time to invest in North Korean coffee shops..........
     
  3. old_sxs

    old_sxs Moderator Tennessee Forum Moderator

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    bizarre ! But, what we have learned to expect of their nut job dictator!


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  4. bruce

    bruce Elite Refuge Member

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    Should've nuked him.
     
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    Si -ru-nar-a!!!!
     
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    Holy crap. What could possibly make Michael O'Hanlon's list of pure cruelty?
     
  7. bang you'r dead

    bang you'r dead Canada Forum Mod. Eh! Moderator Flyway Manager

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    This might make the list

    http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/north-korea-kim-jong-uns-uncle-2983138



    His uncle and 5 of his aides eaten by dogs. I'll take the anti-aircraft gun thanks.

     
  8. widgeon

    widgeon Elite Refuge Member

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    Heck yeah! Probably wasn't the first time! :mad:
     
  9. flankfeather

    flankfeather Senior Refuge Member

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    No doubt. The dude is cray cray.

    Why have we not taken him out, again?
     
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    Ha! Was thinking the same.

    The ISIS videos must be on his "very, very close to pure cruelty" list.
     

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