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North Korea conducted yet another missile test earlier this month.
It was the DPRK's first missile launch of the New Year.
I'm betting that a lot of Americans are becoming inured to these ballistic missile tests - and I can certainly understand why. After all, these tests are happening with increasing frequency - 92 over the last five years, including 18 in each of the last two years. Even so, the so-called "Hermit Kingdom" still doesn't have the technology needed to "hit" the Mainland United States.
But there was something different about this latest test - a critical detail that most folks missed - that the U.S. media either underplayed or didn't understand... and that the Pentagon is holding back.
Today I want to share this chilling secret with you - because it follows the whole "thesis" we've been talking about with Pyongyang. It promises to make North Korea a legitimate U.S. threat a lot sooner than folks were expecting. And it's certain to impact U.S. defense policies - a reality that's going to transform specific contractors into near-certain winners in the chase for federal defense dollars.
First, let me tell you about this crucial detail - and explain what it means.
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