On Saturday, October 10, a parade celebrating the 5th anniversary of the Workers Party included a showcase
of North Korea's new missiles and artillery batteries. International
sanctions imposed on North Korea, while damaging the country economically, have not hindered the country's weapons development. The US government has warned other countries of exporting products to North Korea that would contribute to their weapons development, even goods such as carbon fiber or multi-axle trucks. "Chinese companies seem to be the main suppliers."
"North Korea is also thought to be taking advantage of lax monitoring of transport ships by some countries to smuggle weapons components. There are suspicions that the North trades missile components with Iran and Syria using cargo vessels under third-country flags.
North Korea earns hard currency through illegal export of coal on ships that meet up on the high seas, and that money is used to import fuel illegally by the same method to power its weapons development program."
"For the needy shall not always be forgotten, and the hope of the poor shall not perish forever.
Arise, O Lord! Let not man prevail; let the nations be judged before you!
Put them in fear, O Lord! Let the nations know that they are but men!" Psalm 9:18-20
Father, do not forget the needy in these increasingly difficult times in North Korea. As the North Korean government starves their people so they can build weapons of destruction, we pray that you would destroy their plans. Make them sink in the pit that they have made and ensnare them in the work of their own hands (Ps. 9:15-16). Make the rulers of North Korea tremble before You and make them know that they are only men! Amen.
Source: Chosun Media