Reply to post: Re: Well, so much for the loitering nuke theory

Norks stabilise non-threatening space speck ... for about five minutes

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Re: Well, so much for the loitering nuke theory

First off, making nuclear warheads is a bit expensive and takes a while, so even if you have one (or only a few) you're not going to launch it into orbit untill you need it and you're sure you can get it down to approximately where you want it.

Secondly, they don't need to launch anything at all. They just have to plant a microscopic inkling that they might possibly have anything remotely capable of doing any damage approaching that of a leaky fart cushion, so they can blackmail the world into sending them another loaf of bread and a jar of peanut butter, just as they have been doing since the Korean armistice.

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