Kim Jong Un isn’t proud of his fake ICBM milestone, and it shows
The lack of a stone monument at the launch site is one major departure from post-ICBM launch procedures in 2017
Over three months after North Korea’s newest and biggest nuclear-capable missile exploded over Pyongyang and Kim Jong Un attempted to pass the failed test off as a success, satellite imagery suggests the DPRK leader is not ready to memorialize the fake achievement with a requisite monument at the launch site.
North Korea previously worked quickly to build large monuments at the launch sites of milestone tests of the country’s first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the Hwasong-14, and the larger Hwasong-15 ICBM within three months of their July and Nov. 2017 launches respectively.
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