Saturday, April 20, 2013
N. Korea denies links to Boston Marathon bombing
As much as I despise the Kim Family Regime (and that despite it having been de-listed as a state sponsor of terror I think it is still a terror state as evidenced by Cheonan and Y-P Do) I do not think that it would so something like this because it knows it would cause a 9-11 like response if it did. We have to keep on mind that survival of the Kim Family Regime is the vital national interest and it would not do something like this because it knows full well it would not survive.
2013/04/20 23:00 KST
(LEAD) N. Korea denies links to Boston Marathon bombing
(ATTN: RESTORES dropped word in para 5)
SEOUL, April 20 (Yonhap) -- North Korea on Saturday denied that it has any links to the Boston Marathon bombing that killed three people and wounded dozens earlier this week, saying it opposes all forms of terrorism.
On Wednesday, the conservative U.S. news Website WND reported that North Korea may be behind the bombing, citing the communist country's recent threats to attack the U.S. and its "history of committing terrorist attacks without taking credit for them."
The report also noted that the April 15 bombing coincided with the 101st birth anniversary of North Korea's founding leader Kim Il-sung, the grandfather of current leader Kim Jong-un. The anniversary is one of the North's biggest national holidays, which the communist nation has marked with large events, such as missile and nuclear tests, in the past.
On Saturday, North Korea dismissed the report as an attempt by "hostile forces" to damage its reputation.
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