The dastardly dictator of North Korea, Kim Jong Un, has not been seen in a couple of weeks now. If United States intelligence agencies know, it is a closely held secret that even the White House has not leaked. The fact of his disappearance is troubling on many levels. One could posture that maybe there is a regime change in progress, but that doesn’t seem too likely given the closed society that exists there. The conventional wisdom is that he is in hiding before the next ICBM launch from his country. It may be that he has heard how good Secretary of Defense General Mattis is a playing Whack-A-Mole.
As Written, Reported By and Seen First on Fox News:
FOX NEWS – North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has vanished from the public eye for two weeks, South Korean media reported, prompting fears that he may be preparing to mark Tuesday’s public holiday by firing a new rocket.
The last time Kim went days without being seen was prior to the ICBM launch in late July, when he remained incognito for two weeks before making his grandiose public appearance. His public withdrawal comes as nuclear tensions mount between Washington and Pyongyang, and on the heels of the leader’s threat to attack the U.S. island territory of Guam.
On Tuesday, North Korea is set to commemorate the Korean Peninsula’s liberation from Japan at the end of World War II.
Adding to the speculation of an imminent rocket-fire test, last week U.S.-based North Korea watchdog site 38 North released satellite imagery of a submarine base in the hermit country, showing that tarps had been placed above both the fore and aft decks of the Sinpo-class submarine base, presumably to conceal any inside movements……..
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