Inside the White House, they are beginning to call it “The Cruise to Nowhere.”...has got the right idea.
The Kang Nam 1, the ship at the focus of the first possible implementation of inspections under UNSC Resolution 1874, has been putting on a demonstration of sloth as it heads
The U.S. Navy (and other interested parties) are just sitting back and watching.
Well done, oh mighty thinkers advising the various governments responsible for enforcing those sanctions; You've learned to ask the "who benefits...?" question.
OK, someone's talking, so here's the link: The Kang Nam 1 turned back north on Sunday.
The ship left a North Korean port of Nampo on June 17 and is the first vessel monitored under U.N. sanctions that ban the regime from selling arms and nuclear-related material.Now you know too.
The Navy has been watching it—at times following it from a distance. It traveled south and southwest for more than a week; then, on Sunday, it turned around and headed back north, two U.S. officials said on condition of anonymity to discuss intelligence.
Nearly two weeks after the ship left North Korea, officials said Tuesday they still don't know where it is going. But it was some 250 miles south of Hong Kong on Tuesday, one official said.