South Korea Reacts To North Korean Missile Launch
South Korea Reacts To North Korean Missile Launch

North Korea might be working on missile launch sites on artificial islands developed surrounding the Sohae Satellite Launching Station.
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North Korea has been working on artificial islands in the Yellow Sea around the Sohae Satellite Launching Station for the past five years, and speculation is growing that these could be potential missile launch sites.

According to a report from Fox News, the station is a missile development and testing site around 70 miles northwest of Pyongyang in North Korea. Satellite images have revealed that these artificial islands contain military equipment. It’s been in development for at least five years.

“North Korea is never up to any good,” Gordon Chang, author of Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes on the World, said. “The new facilities, whatever their purpose, will be used for evil deeds, mischief, or troublemaking of some sort. My sense is that the facilities on the new islands will be used for missile launches of some kind, especially…